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c-Jun Control Cell Extracts
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c-Jun Control Cell Extracts #9263

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Western blot analysis of c-Jun Control Cell Extracts using Phospho-c-Jun (Ser73) (D47G9) XP® Rabbit mAb #3270 (upper) and c-Jun (60A8) Rabbit mAb #9165 (lower).

Product Usage Information

Boil for 3 minutes prior to use. Load 15 µl of phosphorylated and nonphosphorylated c-Jun Control Cell Extracts per lane.

Storage:

Supplied in SDS Sample Buffer: 62.5 mM Tris-HCl (pH 6.8 at 25°C), 2% w/v SDS, 10% glycerol, 50 mM DTT, 0.01% w/v phenol red or bromophenol blue. Store at –20°C or at –80°C for long term storage.

Product Description

Nonphosphorylated c-Jun Control Cell Extracts: Total cell extracts from NIH/3T3 cells, serve as a negative control. Supplied in SDS Sample Buffer.

Phosphorylated c-Jun Control Cell Extracts: Total cell extracts from NIH/3T3 cells, treated with 50 mJ UV light and a 30 minute recovery, serve as a positive control. Supplied in SDS Sample Buffer.

Background

c-Jun is a member of the Jun family containing c-Jun, JunB, and JunD, and is a component of the transcription factor activator protein-1 (AP-1). AP-1 is composed of dimers of Fos, Jun, and ATF family members and binds to and activates transcription at TRE/AP-1 elements (reviewed in 1). Extracellular signals including growth factors, chemokines, and stress activate AP-1-dependent transcription. The transcriptional activity of c-Jun is regulated by phosphorylation at Ser63 and Ser73 through SAPK/JNK (reviewed in 2). Knock-out studies in mice have shown that c-Jun is essential for embryogenesis (3), and subsequent studies have demonstrated roles for c-Jun in various tissues and developmental processes including axon regeneration (4), liver regeneration (5), and T cell development (6). AP-1 regulated genes exert diverse biological functions including cell proliferation, differentiation, and apoptosis, as well as transformation, invasion and metastasis, depending on cell type and context (7-9). Other target genes regulate survival, as well as hypoxia and angiogenesis (8,10). Research studies have implicated c-Jun as a promising therapeutic target for cancer, vascular remodeling, acute inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis (11,12).

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  2. Davis, R.J. (2000) Cell 103, 239-52.
  3. Hilberg, F. et al. (1993) Nature 365, 179-81.
  4. Raivich, G. et al. (2004) Neuron 43, 57-67.
  5. Behrens, A. et al. (2002) EMBO J 21, 1782-90.
  6. Riera-Sans, L. and Behrens, A. (2007) J Immunol 178, 5690-700.
  7. Leppä, S. and Bohmann, D. (1999) Oncogene 18, 6158-62.
  8. Shaulian, E. and Karin, M. (2002) Nat Cell Biol 4, E131-6.
  9. Weiss, C. and Bohmann, D. (2004) Cell Cycle 3, 111-3.
  10. Karamouzis, M.V. et al. (2007) Mol Cancer Res 5, 109-20.
  11. Kim, S. and Iwao, H. (2003) J Pharmacol Sci 91, 177-81.
  12. Dass, C.R. and Choong, P.F. (2008) Pharmazie 63, 411-4.
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9263S
150 µl  (10 western blots) $ 118