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Product listing: MKK6 Antibody, UniProt ID P52564 #9264 to Endophilin-1 (E1E6Q) Rabbit mAb, UniProt ID Q99962 #65169

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Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: MKK3 and MKK6 are two closely related dual-specificity protein kinases that activate p38 MAP kinase (1-5). MKK3 and MKK6 both phosphorylate and activate p38 MAP kinase at its activation site, Thr-Gly-Tyr, but do not phosphorylate or activate Erk1/2 or SAPK/JNK. Phosphorylation of p38 MAP kinase dramatically stimulates its ability to phosphorylate protein substrates such as ATF-2 and Elk-1. MKK3 and MKK6 are both activated by different forms of cellular stress and inflammatory cytokines (4,5). Activation of MKK3 and MKK6 occurs through phosphorylation at Ser189 and Thr222 on MKK3 (2) and Ser207 and Thr211 on MKK6 (4,5).

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Human

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Background: Nicotinamide mononucleotide adenylyl transferases (NMNATs) catalyze the reversible reaction of ATP with NaMN (nicotinic acid mononucleotide) or NMN (nicotinamide mononucleotide) to produce NaAD (nicotinic acid adenine dinucleotide) or NAD (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide). NAD is an essential cofactor or substrates for many enzymes like PARP1 and Sirt1 that regulate diverse cellular processes including oxidative reactions and transcription. NMNATs maintain NAD levels for internal homeostasis (1,2). NMNAT1 is localized to the nucleus and loss-of-function mutant in mice causes embryonic lethality (3). In humans, several different NMNAT1 mutations are associated with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), the most common cause of inherited childhood blindness (4-7).

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Human

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: MHC class II (MHC-II) proteins play critical roles in cellular immune responses and their expression is mainly regulated by the non-DNA binding transcription factor CIITA (MHC class II transactivator) (1,2). CIITA expression is upregulated by IFN-γ and it in turn enchances MHC-II expression and represses collagen expression (3,4). CIITA has a limited number of transcriptional targets, most of which are involved in MHC-mediated antigen presentation (5). Mutations in the CIITA are associated with the hereditary immunodeficiency disease Bare Lymphocyte Syndrome (BLS) which is characterized by a nearly complete absence of MHC-II expression (also referred to as MHC-II deficiency) (6,7).

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Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Similar to ubiquitin, NEDD8 is covalently linked to target proteins through an enzymatic cascade composed of NEDD8-specific E1 (activating)- and E2 (conjugating)-enzymes (1,2). The E2 ligase specific for NEDD8 is Ubc12 (3-5). Ubc12 forms a heterodimeric conjugate with NEDD8 in order to catalyze the transfer of NEDD8 from E1 to lysine side chains of target proteins (1,2). Well known targets of NEDD8 are cullin-based RING E3 ligases. Neddylation of cullin isoforms activates the related ubiquitin E3 complex by promoting its interaction with a cognate ubiquitin-E2 ligase (6-7). Neddylation of Cul-1 complexes containing βTrCP and SKP2 has been shown to be required for controlling the stability of important signaling targets such as IκB, NF-κB, and p27 Kip (8-10), thereby regulating cell cycle progression, signaling cascades, and developmental programming processes (11).

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Human, Monkey, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Cell proliferation in all eukaryotic cells depends strictly upon the ubiquitin ligase (E3) activity of the anaphase promoting complex/cyclosome (APC/C), whose main function is to trigger the transition of the cell cycle from metaphase to anaphase. APC/C performs its various functions by promoting the assembly of polyubiquitin chains on substrate proteins, which targets these proteins for degradation by the 26S proteasome (1,2). In humans, twelve different APC/C subunits have been identified. Like all E3 enzymes, APC/C utilizes ubiquitin residues that have been activated by E1 enzymes and then transferred to E2 enzymes. Indeed, APC/C has been shown to interact with UBE2S and UBE2C E2 enzymes, in part, via the RING-finger domain-containing subunit, APC11 (3-5). APC/C activity is also strictly dependent upon its association with multiple cofactors. For example, the related proteins, Cdc20 and Cdh1/FZR1, participate in the recognition of APC/C substrates by interacting with specific recognition elements in these substrates (6), called D-boxes (7) and KEN-boxes (8).

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Human, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Sec61 translocon is a channel complex located on the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) membrane to mediate membrane protein insertion into the organelle (1). There are three components in the complex, Sec61A, Sec61B, and Sec61G (2). Sec61A is the main component of the channel on the ER membrane and directly contacts nascent synthesized polypeptide TMD (transmembrane domain) for insertion (3). Sec61G functions in stablizing the channel (3). In addition to TMD insertion, Sec61 translocon has also been shown to be involved in ER calcium leakage (4,5). Both Bip and calmodulin can inhibit this leakage by their interaction with Sec61A (6,7). Sec61B has no obvious function related to target protein ER membrane insertion, but is involved in other vesicle trafficking processes such as EGFR and Her2 trafficking from the cytosol to nucleus (8,9), Gurken trafficking from Golgi to plasma membrane (10), and copper-transporting ATPase membrane distribution (11).

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Application Methods: Immunofluorescence (Frozen), Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin)

Background: Rhodopsin is the photoreceptor in the retinal rods. It is activated by photons, transduces visual information through its cognate G protein, transducin, and is inactivated by arrestin binding (1). Using atomic-force microscopy, rhodopsin was found to be arranged into paracrystalline arrays of dimers in mouse disc membranes (2). Rhodopsin is considered to be the prototype of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), and is the first GPCR for which a crystal structure was solved (3). Research studies have linked mutations in the gene encoding rhodopsin to retinitis pigmentosa (4,5), a disease characterized by retinal degeneration resulting in reduced peripheral vision and night blindness (6).

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Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: FUS/TLS (fused in sarcoma/translocated in liposarcoma) was initially identified by investigators as a component of fusion proteins found in a variety of cancers such as myxoid liposarcoma, acute myeloid leukemia, and Ewing’s tumor (1). FUS/TLS fusion with the DNA binding domain of transcription activators such as CHOP and ERG leads to aberrant transcription of target genes that is thought by researchers to lead to tumor development (1-5). FUS/TLS is involved in a wide range of RNA processing events such as pre-mRNA splicing, mRNA transcription, and miRNA processing (1,6). In addition to its role in RNA metabolism, FUS/TLS maintains genomic stability and co-regulates gene expression by interacting with various transcription factors such as nuclear receptors, YB-1, p65 subunit of NF-κB, TFIID, and RUNX2 (1,6,7). More recently, researchers have found several mutations of FUS/TLS in ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and FTLD (frontotemporal lobar degeneration) patients that causes cytoplasmic mislocalization of FUS/TLS (6,8-11).

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Human

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: The human urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR) is a 55-65 kDa, highly glycosylated, GPI-anchored cell surface receptor (the deglycosylated protein is 35 kDa) (1-3). It is a central player in the plasminogen activation pathway. uPAR binds with high affinity to a serine protease urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA) and converts plasminogen to its active form plasmin in a spatially restricted manner on the cell surface (4). Plasmin further carries out the activation of uPA, which is inhibited by serpins, such as plasminogen activator inhibitors (5). Therefore, uPAR plays a key role in regulating extracellular proteolysis. In addition, uPAR plays an important role in regulating cell proliferation, adhesion and mobility (6,7). Research studies have shown that overexpression of uPAR is found in various cancer cells and tissues (8,9).

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Human

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Interferon regulatory factors (IRFs) comprise a family of transcription factors that function within the Jak/Stat pathway to regulate interferon (IFN) and IFN-inducible gene expression in response to viral infection (1). IRFs play an important role in pathogen defense, autoimmunity, lymphocyte development, cell growth, and susceptibility to transformation. The IRF family includes nine members: IRF-1, IRF-2, IRF-9/ISGF3γ, IRF-3, IRF-4 (Pip/LSIRF/ICSAT), IRF-5, IRF-6, IRF-7, and IRF-8/ICSBP. All IRF proteins share homology in their amino-terminal DNA-binding domains. IRF family members regulate transcription through interactions with proteins that share similar DNA-binding motifs, such as IFN-stimulated response elements (ISRE), IFN consensus sequences (ICS), and IFN regulatory elements (IRF-E) (2).

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Human, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Myelin basic protein (MBP) is an abundant central nervous system (CNS) myelin membrane protein that plays an important role in nerve myelination. Myelin sheaths are multi-layered membranes derived from oligodendrocytes that increase the conduction velocity of axonal impulses. MBP helps to adhere the cytoplasmic leaflets of adjacent oligodendrocyte membranes to one another. Several splice variants of MBP are expressed in cells and the protein is modified following translation (i.e. phosphorylation, methylation), which suggests additional membrane adhesion functions (1).

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Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein K (hnRNP K) belongs to a family of RNA binding multiprotein complexes (hnRNP proteins) that facilitate pre-mRNA processing and transport of mRNA from the nucleus to cytoplasm (1-3). hnRNP K contains three unique structural motifs termed KH domains that bind poly(C) DNA and RNA sequences (4,5). Intricate architecture enables hnRNP K to facilitate mRNA biosynthesis (6), transcriptional regulation (7), and signal transduction. Research studies have shown that cytoplasmic hnRNP K expression is increased in oral squamous cell carcinoma and pancreatic cancer, and may be a potential prognostic factor (8,9). hnRNP K coordinates with p53 to regulate its target gene transcription in response to DNA damage. Proteasome degradation of hnRNP K is mediated by E3 ligase MDM2 (10). The interaction between hnRNP K and c-Src leads to hnRNP K phosphorylation, which allows for hnRNP K activation of silenced mRNA translation (11).

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Mouse

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Stat2 (113-kDa), originally purified from the nuclei of alpha-interferon-treated cells, is critical to the transcriptional responses induced by type I interferons, IFN-alpha/beta (1,2). Knockout mice with a targeted disruption of Stat2 have higher susceptibility to viral infection and altered responses to type I interferons (3). Stat2 is rapidly activated by phosphorylation at Tyr690 in response to stimulation by IFN-alpha/beta via associations with receptor-bound Jak kinases (4). Unlike other Stat proteins, Stat2 does not form homodimers. Instead, activated Stat2 forms a heterodimer with Stat1 and translocates to the nucleus. There, it associates with the DNA-binding protein p48 and forms the transcriptional activator complex, interferon-stimulated gene factor 3 (ISGF3), promoting transcription from the ISRE (5).

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Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Proteins in the soluble N-ethylmaleimide-sensitive factor attachment protein receptor (SNARE) complex are integral membrane proteins involved in vesicle transport and membrane fusion by pairing of vesicular SNAREs (v-SNAREs) with cognate target SNAREs (t-SNAREs) (reviewed in 1,2). Vesicle associated membrane protein 3 (VAMP3), also known as cellubrevin, has a broad tissue distribution and localizes to endosomal compartments (3). VAMP3 interacts with the t-SNAREs syntaxin1, syntaxin4, SNAP23, and SNAP25 (4,5). Research studies indicate that VAMP3 is involved in transferrin receptor recycling to the plasma membrane (6) and in T-cell receptor recycling to immunological synapses (7). Inhibition of VAMP3 with tetanus toxin impairs membrane trafficking during cell migration (8).

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Human

Application Methods: Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), Western Blotting

Background: Eukaryotic initiation factor 4B (eIF4B) is thought to assist the eIF4F complex in translation initiation. In plants, eIF4B is known to interact with the poly-(A) binding protein, increasing its poly-(A) binding activity (1). Heat shock and serum starvation cause dephosphorylation of eIF4B at multiple sites with kinetics similar to those of the corresponding inhibition of translation, while phosphorylation of eIF4B following insulin treatment correlates well with an observed increase in translation (2-5). Multiple kinases, including p70 S6 kinase, can phosphorylate eIF4B in vitro, and at least one serum-inducible eIF4B phosphorylation site is sensitive to rapamycin and LY294002 (6). Recently, Ser406 was identified as a novel phosphorylation site regulated by mitogens (7), and the phosphorylation of this site is dependent on MEK and mTOR activity (7). This phosphorylation is shown to be essential for the translational activity of eIF4B (7).

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Application Methods: Chromatin IP, Western Blotting

Background: RNA polymerase I (RNAPI) is a large multi-protein complex that functions as a DNA dependent, RNA polymerase, which is primarily responsible for the transcription of ribosomal RNA (rRNA) genes. The largest subunit, Rpa194, or POLR1A, along with selectivity factor 1 (SL1), and the transactivator protein upstream binding factor (UBF) make up the core transcriptional machinery of the RNAPI complex (1-3). The RNAPI complex is recruited specifically to rDNA promoters by SL1, which contains TBP and TAF proteins, to transcribe precursors to rRNA (2). These precursors are processed into 18S, 5.8S, and 28S mature rRNAs, which make up most of the ribosomal structure (1). Similar to the RNA polymerase II complex, there are other core components that are required for transcription of target genes such as the TFIIH complex and SPT6 (4, 5). Overexpression of nascent rRNA has been shown to be associated with poor prognosis in certain cancer types, and enlarged nucleoli are a hallmark of cellular proliferation and aggressive tumors (6-8). Oncogenes such as Myc, Ras, and PI3K can drive RNAPI-mediated rRNA transcription, making POLR1A a key therapeutic target (9). Indeed, specific targeting of RNAPI activity with a small molecule inhibitor can induce autophagy selectively in tumor cells while having minimal effects in normal cells (10). Additionally, mutations in POLR1A are associated with acrofacial dysostosis, Cincinnati type, a cranioskeletal malformation syndrome. Loss of function mutations result in disrupted ribosome biogenesis and p53-mediated cell death affecting skeletal precursor cells or the neural-crest (11).

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Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: A-Raf, B-Raf, and c-Raf (Raf-1) are the main effectors recruited by GTP-bound Ras to activate the MEK-MAP kinase pathway (1). Activation of c-Raf is the best understood and involves phosphorylation at multiple activating sites including Ser338, Tyr341, Thr491, Ser494, Ser497, and Ser499 (2). p21-activated protein kinase (PAK) has been shown to phosphorylate c-Raf at Ser338, and the Src family phosphorylates Tyr341 to induce c-Raf activity (3,4). Ser338 of c-Raf corresponds to similar sites in A-Raf (Ser299) and B-Raf (Ser445), although this site is constitutively phosphorylated in B-Raf (5). Inhibitory 14-3-3 binding sites on c-Raf (Ser259 and Ser621) can be phosphorylated by Akt and AMPK, respectively (6,7). While A-Raf, B-Raf, and c-Raf are similar in sequence and function, differential regulation has been observed (8). Of particular interest, B-Raf contains three consensus Akt phosphorylation sites (Ser364, Ser428, and Thr439) and lacks a site equivalent to Tyr341 of c-Raf (8,9). Research studies have shown that the B-Raf mutation V600E results in elevated kinase activity and is commonly found in malignant melanoma (10). Six residues of c-Raf (Ser29, Ser43, Ser289, Ser296, Ser301, and Ser642) become hyperphosphorylated in a manner consistent with c-Raf inactivation. The hyperphosphorylation of these six sites is dependent on downstream MEK signaling and renders c-Raf unresponsive to subsequent activation events (11).

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Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: The cell division cycle demands accuracy to avoid the accumulation of genetic damage. This process is controlled by molecular circuits called "checkpoints" that are common to all eukaryotic cells (1). Checkpoints monitor DNA integrity and cell growth prior to replication and division at the G1/S and G2/M transitions, respectively. The cdc2-cyclin B kinase is pivotal in regulating the G2/M transition (2,3). Cdc2 is phosphorylated at Thr14 and Tyr15 during G2-phase by the kinases Wee1 and Myt1, rendering it inactive. The tumor suppressor protein retinoblastoma (Rb) controls progression through the late G1 restriction point (R) and is a major regulator of the G1/S transition (4). During early and mid G1-phase, Rb binds to and represses the transcription factor E2F (5). The phosphorylation of Rb late in G1-phase by CDKs induces Rb to dissociate from E2F, permitting the transcription of S-phase-promoting genes. In vitro, Rb can be phosphorylated at multiple sites by cdc2, cdk2, and cdk4/6 (6-8). DNA damage triggers both the G2/M and the G1/S checkpoints. DNA damage activates the DNA-PK/ATM/ATR kinases, which phosphorylate Chk at Ser345 (9), Chk2 at Thr68 (10) and p53 (11). The Chk kinases inactivate cdc25 via phosphorylation at Ser216, blocking the activation of cdc2.

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Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase 1 (SAT1) is a key enzyme in polyamine metabolism. It acts by acetylating spermidine and spermine using acetyl-coenzyme A (CoA), which alters their charge and facilitates their secretion (1,2). SAT1 activity is tightly controlled in cells, but increases quickly by excess polyamines. Its activity can also be induced by a number of other stimuli, such as oxidative stress, heat shock, insulin-like growth factor-I, and cytotoxins (2-4). Research studies have found that SAT1 is overexpressed in glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), which suggest that SAT1 may be a potential therapeutic target for GBM (5).

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Human

Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Chromodomain-helicase-DNA-binding domain 1 like (CHD1L) is a DNA helicase and member of the SNF2 subfamily of ATP dependent chromatin remodeling enzymes (1). Unlike other CHD chromatin remodeling proteins, CHD1L lacks a methylated histone binding chromodomain but does contain a macro domain that binds poly-ADP ribosylated (PARylated) targets (1,2). Following genotoxic stress, CHD1L interacts with PARylated PARP1 and is recruited to sites of DNA damage to facilitate DNA repair (3,4). The CHD1L protein is often over expressed in metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and the corresponding CHD1L gene is located in a region that is frequently amplified in cases of HCC (5-7). Research studies indicate that CHD1L over expression may lead to over relaxation of chromatin and exposing the underlying DNA to genotoxic stress (1). CHD1L can regulate expression of genes that promote tumor cell proliferation, migration and metastasis, providing another mechanism where CHD1L may promote hepatocellular carcinoma progression and metastasis (6,8). Additional research studies suggest that over expression of CHD1L may be involved in the progression of bladder, colon and ovary cancer (9-11).

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Human

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Cdc25 is a protein phosphatase responsible for dephosphorylating and activating cdc2, a crucial step in regulating the entry of all eukaryotic cells into mitosis (1). cdc25C is constitutively phosphorylated at Ser216 throughout interphase by c-TAK1, while phosphorylation at this site is DNA damage-dependent at the G2/M checkpoint (2). When phosphorylated at Ser216, cdc25C binds to members of the 14-3-3 family of proteins, sequestering cdc25C in the cytoplasm and thereby preventing premature mitosis (3). The checkpoint kinases Chk1 and Chk2 phosphorylate cdc25C at Ser216 in response to DNA damage (4,5).

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Application Methods: Immunofluorescence (Frozen), Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Glucokinase regulatory protein (GCKR, GKRP) regulates the activity and localization of glucokinase, an important metabolic regulator of glucose uptake, glycogen synthesis, and glucose production in hepatocytes (1). GKRP plays a key role in glucose homeostasis as it inhibits glucokinase activity and sequesters this metabolic enzyme in hepatocyte nuclei; in response to changes in glucose concentration, GCKR promotes the release of glucokinase into the cytoplasm (2). During conditions of low blood glucose levels, GCKR binds to fructose-6-phosphate, which leads to GCKR binding to glucokinase and the subsequent nuclear localization and inactivation of glucokinase. After feeding, GCKR binds fructose-1-phosphate, which disrupts the interaction between GCKR and glucokinase and releases active glucokinase to cytoplasm (1-3). Polymorphisms in the corresponding GCKR gene are associated with atypical plasma triglyceride levels, fasting glucose and insulin levels, and glucokinase activity (4,5).

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Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is highly conserved from yeast to plants and animals and plays a key role in the regulation of energy homeostasis (1). AMPK is a heterotrimeric complex composed of a catalytic α subunit and regulatory β and γ subunits, each of which is encoded by two or three distinct genes (α1, 2; β1, 2; γ1, 2, 3) (2). The kinase is activated by an elevated AMP/ATP ratio due to cellular and environmental stress, such as heat shock, hypoxia, and ischemia (1). The tumor suppressor LKB1, in association with accessory proteins STRAD and MO25, phosphorylates AMPKα at Thr172 in the activation loop, and this phosphorylation is required for AMPK activation (3-5). AMPKα is also phosphorylated at Thr258 and Ser485 (for α1; Ser491 for α2). The upstream kinase and the biological significance of these phosphorylation events have yet to be elucidated (6). The β1 subunit is post-translationally modified by myristoylation and multi-site phosphorylation including Ser24/25, Ser96, Ser101, Ser108, and Ser182 (6,7). Phosphorylation at Ser108 of the β1 subunit seems to be required for the activation of AMPK enzyme, while phosphorylation at Ser24/25 and Ser182 affects AMPK localization (7). Several mutations in AMPKγ subunits have been identified, most of which are located in the putative AMP/ATP binding sites (CBS or Bateman domains). Mutations at these sites lead to reduction of AMPK activity and cause glycogen accumulation in heart or skeletal muscle (1,2). Accumulating evidence indicates that AMPK not only regulates the metabolism of fatty acids and glycogen, but also modulates protein synthesis and cell growth through EF2 and TSC2/mTOR pathways, as well as blood flow via eNOS/nNOS (1).

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Human

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: CCAAT/enhancer-binding proteins (C/EBPs) are a family of transcription factors that are critical for cellular differentiation, terminal function, and inflammatory response (1). Six members of the family have been characterized (C/EBPα, β, δ, γ, ε, and ζ) and are distributed in a variety of tissues (1). Translation from alternative start codons results in two isoforms of C/EBPα (p42 and p30), which are both strong transcriptional activators (2). It has been reported that insulin and insulin-like growth factor-I stimulate the dephosphorylation of C/EBPα, which may play a key role in insulin-induced repression of GLUT4 transcription (3). Phosphorylation of C/EBPα at Thr222, Thr226, and Ser230 by GSK-3 seems to be required for adipogenesis (4).

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Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: PTP-PEST is a ubiquitously expressed cytosolic protein tyrosine phosphatase with multiple proline-rich regions that appear to be the docking sites for PTP-PEST binding partners or substrates (1). PTP-PEST regulates fibroblast adhesion, migration, and cytokinesis through its association with and dephosphorylation of p130 Cas, paxillin, PSTPIP1, WASP, and other adhesion molecules (1-5). By modulating phosphorylation states of Shc, Pyk2, Fak, and WASP, PTP-PEST negatively regulates lymphocyte activation (1,6). In mammary epithelial cells, EGF facilitates the dephosphorylation of Jak2 by PTP-PEST, thereby interfering with lactogenic hormone PRL signaling (7). PTP-PEST dephosphorylates c-Abl as well, which affects the phosphorylation states of PTP-PEST substrates such as paxillin, p130 Cas, Crk, and PSTPIP1 (8).PTP-PEST regulates adhesion and motility of cultured epithelial cells through modulation of Rho GTPase activity (9), and is required for integrin-mediated endothelial cell adhesion and migration (10).

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Application Methods: Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Deleted in breast cancer gene 1 protein (DBC1) was originally identified by its localization to a region of chromosome 8p21 that is homozygously deleted in breast cancer (1). DBC1 is a large, nuclear protein with multiple functions in cell survival. It binds directly to the estrogen receptor α (ERα) hormone-binding domain in a ligand-independent manner and may be a key determinant of ligand-independent ERα expression and survival in human breast cancer cells (2). DBC1 can promote p53-mediated apoptosis by binding to and inhibiting the deacetylase activity of SirT1, resulting in increased p53 acetylation levels and activity (3). DBC1 may be an important regulator of heterochromatin formation as it binds SUV39H1 and inhibits its histone methyltransferase activity (4). Caspase-dependent processing activates the pro-apoptotic activity of DBC1 during Tumor Necrosis Factor-α (TNF-α)-mediated cell death signaling (5). This processing of DBC1 in response to TNF-α is an early event in the onset of apoptosis and results in relocalization of DBC1 to the cytoplasm. Overexpression of the processed, cytoplasmic form of DBC1 results in mitochondrial clustering and matrix condensation and sensitizes cells to TNF-α-mediated apoptosis.

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Human, Monkey

Application Methods: Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), Western Blotting

Background: The nuclear mitotic apparatus protein (NuMA) is a coiled coil protein involved in the formation and maintenance of the mitotic spindle. NuMA plays a role in chromatin organization during interphase, which influences mammary epithelial differentiation (1,2). During apoptosis, carboxy-terminal cleavage of NuMA may amplify signaling in the cell death pathway (2). NuMA is phosphorylated at numerous sites, with phosphorylation at Ser395 occurring in an ATM/ATR-dependent manner in response to DNA damage (3,4).Phosphorylation at Thr2055 by CDK1 is required for spindle pole association of NuMA at the onset of mitosis. Dephosphorylation by PPP2CA leads to enhancement of NuMA at the cell cortex in anaphase and proper cell-cycle progression (5,6).

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Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Phosphatidylinositol lipids and phosphoinositides are important second messengers, their generation controlling many cellular events. Intracellular levels of these molecules are regulated by phosphoinositide kinases and phosphatases. One of the best characterized lipid kinases is phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K), which is responsible for phosphorylation on the D-3 position of the inositide head group (1). This action of PI3K catalyzes the production of phosphatidylinositol-3,4,5-triphosphate by phosphorylating phosphatidylinositol (PI), phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate (PIP), and phosphatidylinositol-4,5-bisphosphate (PIP2). Growth factors and hormones trigger this phosphorylation event, which in turn coordinates cell growth, cell cycle entry, cell migration, and cell survival (1). PTEN, the well characterized partnering phosphatase, reverses this process by removing the phosphate from PI(3,4,5)P3 at the D-3 position to generate PI(4,5)P2 (1,2). Dephosphorylation on the D-5 position to generate PI(3,4)P2 occurs through the action of SHIP1 or SHIP2 (3), and dephosphorylation on the D-4 position to generate PI(3)P can occur through the action of inositol polyphosphate 4-phosphatase isoenzymes type I (INPP4a) and type II (INPP4b) (4,5). While INPP4a has been implicated in neuronal survival and megakaryocyte lineage determination (6,7), less is understood about INPP4b. It has been shown that two splice variants of INPP4b occur in mice, each showing distinct tissue distribution and subcellular localization (5,8).

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Application Methods: Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Smac/Diablo is a 21 kDa mammalian mitochondrial protein that functions as a regulatory component during apoptosis (1,2). Upon mitochondrial stress, Smac/Diablo is released from mitochondria and competes with caspases for binding of IAPs (inhibitor of apoptosis proteins) (1,2). The interaction of Smac/Diablo with IAPs relieves the inhibitory effect of the IAPs on caspases (3,4). This interaction involves mainly the amino-terminal residues of Smac/Diablo with the BIR3 region of XIAP, supplemented with several other hydrophobic interactions between the helical structures of Smac/Diablo and other areas of BIR3 (5,6).

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Application Methods: Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Endophilin proteins are part of a large family of Bin/Amphiphysin/Rvs (BAR) domain proteins that are involved in cell membrane remodeling (1). The endophilins are encoded by five genes, which produce endophilin A 1-3 and B 1-2 (2). Endophilins are involved in many cellular mechanisms, such as synaptic vesicle recycling, receptor trafficking, and membrane remodeling processes (2). Research studies indicate that endophilin 1 (endophilin A1, SH3GL2) can induce different membrane shapes (3) and participate in the morphogenesis of dendritic spines (4). Endophilin 1 is also involved in regulating blood brain barrier permeability via the EGFR-JNK pathway (5).