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Product Includes Volume Solution Color
Rsk1 Ab Coated Microwells 96 assays
RSK Mouse Detection mAb 1 Ea Green (Lyophilized)
Anti-mouse IgG, HRP-linked Antibody (ELISA Formulated) 1 Ea Red (Lyophilized)
Detection Antibody Diluent 11 ml Green
HRP Diluent 11 ml Red
TMB Substrate 7004 11 ml Colorless
STOP Solution 7002 11 ml Colorless
Sealing Tape 2 sheets
ELISA Wash Buffer (20X) 25 ml Colorless
ELISA Sample Diluent 25 ml Blue
PathScan® Sandwich ELISA Lysis Buffer (1X) 7018 30 ml Colorless

Product Description

PathScan® Total RSK1 Sandwich ELISA Kit from Cell Signaling Technology is a solid phase sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) that detects endogenous levels of total RSK1 protein. A RSK1 Rabbit mAb has been coated onto the microwells. After incubation with cell lysates, both phospho- and nonphospho-RSK1 proteins are captured by the coated antibody. Following extensive washing, a RSK1 Mouse Antibody is added to detect both the captured phospho- and nonphospho-RSK1 protein. Anti-mouse IgG, HRP-linked Antibody is then used to recognize the bound detection antibody. HRP substrate, TMB, is added to develop color. The magnitude of optical density for this developed color is proportional to the quantity of total RSK1 protein.

Antibodies in kit are custom formulations specific to kit.


Specificity / Sensitivity

CST's PathScan® Total RSK1 Sandwich ELISA Kit #7966 detects endogenous levels of total RSK1 protein. As shown in Figure 1, a significant induction of RSK1 phosphorylation at Ser380 can be detected in HeLa cells following treatment with TPA using the Phospho-RSK1 (Ser380) Sandwich ELISA Kit #7965. The levels of total RSK1 (phospho and nonphospho) remain unchanged, as shown by Western analysis and by PathScan®Total RSK1 Sandwich ELISA Kit #7966 (Figure 1). This kit detects proteins from the indicated species, as determined through in-house testing, but may also detect homologous proteins from other species.


The 90 kDa ribosomal S6 kinases (RSK1-4) are a family of widely expressed Ser/Thr kinases characterized by two nonidentical, functional kinase domains (1) and a carboxy-terminal docking site for extracellular signal-regulated kinases (ERKs) (2). Several sites both within and outside of the RSK kinase domain, including Ser380, Thr359, Ser363, and Thr573, are important for kinase activation (3). RSK1-3 are activated via coordinated phosphorylation by MAPKs, autophosphorylation, and phosphoinositide-3-OH kinase (PI3K) in response to many growth factors, polypeptide hormones, and neurotransmitters (3).


1.  Fisher, T.L. and Blenis, J. (1996) Mol Cell Biol 16, 1212-9.

2.  Smith, J.A. et al. (1999) J Biol Chem 274, 2893-8.

3.  Dalby, K.N. et al. (1998) J Biol Chem 273, 1496-505.


Entrez-Gene Id 6195
Swiss-Prot Acc. Q15418


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PathScan® is a trademark of Cell Signaling Technology, Inc.