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1072
mTOR Blocking Peptide
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Blocking Peptide

mTOR Blocking Peptide #1072

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Product Usage Information

Use as a blocking reagent to evaluate the specificity of antibody reactivity in dot blot and Western immunoblotting protocols.

Storage

Supplied in 20 mM potassium phosphate (pH 7.0), 50 mM NaCl, 0.1 mM EDTA, 1 mg/ml BSA and 5% glycerol. 1% DMSO. Store at –20°C.

Product Description

This peptide is used to specifically block mTOR (7C10) Rabbit mAb #2983 reactivity.

Quality Control

The quality of the peptide was evaluated by reversed-phase HPLC and by mass spectrometry. The peptide blocks mTOR (7C10) Rabbit mAb #2983 signal in dot blot.

Background

The mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR, FRAP, RAFT) is a Ser/Thr protein kinase (1-3) that functions as an ATP and amino acid sensor to balance nutrient availability and cell growth (4,5). When sufficient nutrients are available, mTOR responds to a phosphatidic acid-mediated signal to transmit a positive signal to p70 S6 kinase and participate in the inactivation of the eIF4E inhibitor, 4E-BP1 (6). These events result in the translation of specific mRNA subpopulations. mTOR is phosphorylated at Ser2448 via the PI3 kinase/Akt signaling pathway and autophosphorylated at Ser2481 (7,8). mTOR plays a key role in cell growth and homeostasis and may be abnormally regulated in tumors. For these reasons, mTOR is currently under investigation as a potential target for anti-cancer therapy (9).

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  3. Sabatini, D.M. et al. (1994) Cell 78, 35-43.
  4. Gingras, A.C. et al. (2001) Genes Dev 15, 807-26.
  5. Dennis, P.B. et al. (2001) Science 294, 1102-5.
  6. Fang, Y. et al. (2001) Science 294, 1942-5.
  7. Navé, B.T. et al. (1999) Biochem J 344 Pt 2, 427-31.
  8. Peterson, R.T. et al. (2000) J Biol Chem 275, 7416-23.
  9. Huang, S. and Houghton, P.J. (2003) Curr Opin Pharmacol 3, 371-7.

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