Product Pathways - NF-kB Signaling
IKKα (3G12) Mouse mAb #11930
|11930S||100 µl (10 western blots)||---||In Stock||---|
|11930||carrier free and custom formulation / quantity||email request|
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|W||1:1000||Human, Monkey||Endogenous||85||Mouse IgG1|
Species cross-reactivity is determined by western blot.
Applications Key: W=Western Blotting, IF-IC=Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), F=Flow Cytometry
Specificity / Sensitivity
IKKα (3G12) Mouse mAb recognizes endogenous levels of total IKKα protein.
Source / Purification
Monoclonal antibody is produced by immunizing animals with a recombinant protein specific to a fragment of human IKKα protein.
Western blot analysis of extracts from various cell lines using IKKα (3G12) Mouse mAb (upper) or β-Actin (D6A8) Rabbit mAb #8457 (lower).
Flow cytometric analysis of HCT 116 cells using IKKα (3G12) Mouse mAb (blue) compared to concentration-matched Mouse (G3A1) mAb IgG1 Isotype Control #5415 (red). Anti-mouse IgG (H+L), F(ab')2 Fragment (Alexa Fluor® 488 Conjugate) #4408 was used as a secondary antibody.
Confocal immunofluorescent analysis of HCT 116 (high expression; left) and IGROV-1 (low expression; right) cells using IKKα (3G12) Mouse mAb (green). Blue pseudocolor = DRAQ5® #4084 (fluorescent DNA dye).
The NF-κB/Rel transcription factors are present in the cytosol in an inactive state, complexed with the inhibitory IκB proteins (1-3). Most agents that activate NF-κB do so through a common pathway based on phosphorylation-induced, proteasome-mediated degradation of IκB (3-7). The key regulatory step in this pathway involves activation of a high molecular weight IκB kinase (IKK) complex whose catalysis is generally carried out by three tightly associated IKK subunits. IKKα and IKKβ serve as the catalytic subunits of the kinase and IKKγ serves as the regulatory subunit (8,9). Activation of IKK depends upon phosphorylation at Ser177 and Ser181 in the activation loop of IKKβ (Ser176 and Ser180 in IKKα), which causes conformational changes, resulting in kinase activation (10-13).
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