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Polyclonal Antibody Calcium-Dependent Phospholipid Binding

Also showing Polyclonal Antibody Western Blotting Calcium-Dependent Phospholipid Binding

$260
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Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Cytosolic phospholipase A2 (cPLA2) is a ubiquitously distributed enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the sn-2 acyl bond of glycerolipids to produce lysophospholipids and release arachidonic acid (1). cPLA2 has been implicated in diverse cellular responses such as mitogenesis, differentiation, inflammation and cytotoxicity (1). Calcium binding to the amino-terminal CalB domain of cPLA2 promotes the translocation of cPLA2 from cytosol to membrane, where cPLA2 cleaves arachidonic acid from natural membrane (2). Phosphorylation of cPLA2 by MAPK (p42/44 and p38) at Ser505 (3,4) and Ser727 (5) stimulates its catalytic activity.

$303
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Application Methods: Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: Cytosolic phospholipase A2 (cPLA2) is a ubiquitously distributed enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the sn-2 acyl bond of glycerolipids to produce lysophospholipids and release arachidonic acid (1). cPLA2 has been implicated in diverse cellular responses such as mitogenesis, differentiation, inflammation and cytotoxicity (1). Calcium binding to the amino-terminal CalB domain of cPLA2 promotes the translocation of cPLA2 from cytosol to membrane, where cPLA2 cleaves arachidonic acid from natural membrane (2). Phosphorylation of cPLA2 by MAPK (p42/44 and p38) at Ser505 (3,4) and Ser727 (5) stimulates its catalytic activity.

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Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: The annexin superfamily consists of 13 calcium or calcium and phospholipid binding proteins with high biological and structural homology (1). Annexin-1 (ANXA1) is the first characterized member of the annexin family of proteins and is able to bind to cellular membranes in a calcium-dependent manner, promoting membrane fusion and endocytosis (2-4). Annexin A1 has anti-inflammatory properties and inhibits phospholipase A2 activity (5,6). Annexin A1 can accumulate on internalized vesicles after EGF-stimulated endocytosis and may be required for a late stage in inward vesiculation (7). Phosphorylation by PKC, EGFR, and Chak1 results in inhibition of annexin A1 function (8-10). Annexin A1 has also been identified as one of the 'eat-me' signals on apoptotic cells that are to be recognized and ingested by phagocytes (11). Annexin A1, as an endogenous anti-inflammatory mediator, has roles in many diverse cellular functions, such as membrane aggregation, inflammation, phagocytosis, proliferation, apoptosis, and tumorigenesis and cancer development (12-14).

$260
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Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Annexin V, also known as PAP-1 or Lipocortin V, is a ~30 kDa protein that binds to phospholipids in a calcium-dependent manner (1). All annexins contain a putative PKC binding site, but only annexin V has been identified as an inhibitor of this pathway (2). It may also signal, by direct interaction with VEGFR2 receptor, in the regulation of vascular endothelial cell proliferation (3). Annexin V preferentially binds phosphatidylserine, in competition with prothrombin, leading to inhibition of blood coagulation at sites of injury preceding contact between lipid components and coagulation factors that initiate thrombosis (4-6). The ability of Annexin V to bind specifically and robustly to phosphatidylserine makes it an attractive reagent in detecting apoptotic cells (7). Annexin V is inducible by glucocorticoids and can be phosphorylated by tyrosine and serine/threonine kinases (8). It is thought to block production of mediators of inflammation, such as prostaglandins and leukotrienes by inhibiting the release of arachidonic acid from membranes by phospholipase A2 (8).

$260
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Human, Monkey

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Annexin A7/ANXA7 is a member of the annexin family of calcium/phospholipid-binding proteins, and is involved in the process of membrane fusion and exocytosis (1). Annexin A7 is a GTPase, and both GTP-binding and PKC activity are important in regulating protein function (2,3). Membrane binding of annexin A7 is calcium dependent (4). Two isoforms exist due to alternative splicing. Subcellular localization of annexin A7 has been shown to be in the cytoplasm, vesicular structures, membrane and in adrenal chromaffin granules (5,6). Nuclear localization has been shown in the developing mouse central nervous system as well as in adult mouse brain (7). Annexin A7-deficient mouse studies show that the protein has a role in insulin secretion and calcium signaling (8) as well as cardiac intracellular calcium homeostasis electrical stability (9). The gene for annexin A7 is a putative tumor suppressor (10), and alterations in the copy number have been reported in prostate cancer (11). Annexin A7 expression has also been correlated with survival in human glioblastoma patients (12), and haploinsufficiency in mice may promote genetic instability leading to tumorigenesis (13).

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Application Methods: Flow Cytometry, Western Blotting

Background: Synaptotagmin 1 (SYT1) is an integral membrane protein found in synaptic vesicles thought to play a role in vesicle trafficking and exocytosis (1). Individual SYT1 proteins are composed of an amino-terminal transmembrane region, a central linker region and a pair of carboxy-terminal C2 domains responsible for binding Ca2+ (2). The C2 domains appear to be functionally distinct, with the C2A domain responsible for regulating synaptic vesicle fusion in a calcium-dependent manner during exocytosis while the C2B domain allows for interaction between adjacent SYT1 proteins (3). Because synaptotagmin 1 binds calcium and is found in synaptic vesicles, this integral membrane protein is thought to act as a calcium sensor in fast synaptic vesicle exocytosis. Evidence suggests possible roles in vesicle-mediated endocytosis and glucose-induced insulin secretion as well (4,5). SYT1 binds several different SNARE proteins during calcium-mediated vesicle endocytosis and an association between SYT1 and the SNARE protein SNAP-25 is thought to be a key element in vesicle-mediated exocytosis (6).

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Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: Activation of protein kinase C (PKC) is one of the earliest events in a cascade that controls a variety of cellular responses, including secretion, gene expression, proliferation, and muscle contraction (1,2). PKC isoforms belong to three groups based on calcium dependency and activators. Classical PKCs are calcium-dependent via their C2 domains and are activated by phosphatidylserine (PS), diacylglycerol (DAG), and phorbol esters (TPA, PMA) through their cysteine-rich C1 domains. Both novel and atypical PKCs are calcium-independent, but only novel PKCs are activated by PS, DAG, and phorbol esters (3-5). Members of these three PKC groups contain a pseudo-substrate or autoinhibitory domain that binds to substrate-binding sites in the catalytic domain to prevent activation in the absence of cofactors or activators. Control of PKC activity is regulated through three distinct phosphorylation events. Phosphorylation occurs in vivo at Thr500 in the activation loop, at Thr641 through autophosphorylation, and at the carboxy-terminal hydrophobic site Ser660 (2). Atypical PKC isoforms lack hydrophobic region phosphorylation, which correlates with the presence of glutamic acid rather than the serine or threonine residues found in more typical PKC isoforms. The enzyme PDK1 or a close relative is responsible for PKC activation. A recent addition to the PKC superfamily is PKCμ (PKD), which is regulated by DAG and TPA through its C1 domain. PKD is distinguished by the presence of a PH domain and by its unique substrate recognition and Golgi localization (6). PKC-related kinases (PRK) lack the C1 domain and do not respond to DAG or phorbol esters. Phosphatidylinositol lipids activate PRKs, and small Rho-family GTPases bind to the homology region 1 (HR1) to regulate PRK kinase activity (7).