Overview

  • Product nameAnti-AKT1 antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to AKT1
  • SpecificityThis product can react with both non phospholylated Serine129 AKT1 and phospholylated Serine129 AKT1. Base on the BLAST result, the immunogen sequence is only homology with Akt1.
  • Tested applicationsWB, ELISA, IHC-P, ICC/IFmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat
  • Immunogen

    Synthesized non phosphopeptide derived from human AKT1 around the phosphorylation site of serine 129 (D-N-SP-G-A).

  • Positive control
    • Extracts from HuvEc cells, treated with Serum (30%, 30mins) Human skeletal muscle tissue HeLa cells

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab74117 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
WB
ELISA
IHC-P
ICC/IF
  • Application notesELISA: 1/40000.
    ICC/IF: 1/500 - 1/1000.
    IHC-P: 1/50 - 1/100. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval via the pressure cooker method before commencing with IHC staining protocol.
    WB: 1/500 - 1/1000. Predicted molecular weight: 56 kDa.


    Not yet tested in other applications.
    Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
  • Target

    • FunctionPlays a role as a key modulator of the AKT-mTOR signaling pathway controlling the tempo of the process of newborn neurons integration during adult neurogenesis, including correct neuron positioning, dendritic development and synapse formation (By similarity). General protein kinase capable of phosphorylating several known proteins. Phosphorylates TBC1D4. Signals downstream of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI(3)K) to mediate the effects of various growth factors such as platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF), epidermal growth factor (EGF), insulin and insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I). Plays a role in glucose transport by mediating insulin-induced translocation of the GLUT4 glucose transporter to the cell surface. Mediates the antiapoptotic effects of IGF-I. Mediates insulin-stimulated protein synthesis by phosphorylating TSC2 at 'Ser-939' and 'Thr-1462', thereby activating mTORC1 signaling and leading to both phosphorylation of 4E-BP1 and in activation of RPS6KB1. Promotes glycogen synthesis by mediating the insulin-induced activation of glycogen synthase. The activated form can suppress FoxO gene transcription and promote cell cycle progression. Essential for the SPATA13-mediated regulation of cell migration and adhesion assembly and disassembly.
    • Tissue specificityExpressed in all human cell types so far analyzed. The Tyr-176 phosphorylated form shows a significant increase in expression in breast cancers during the progressive stages i.e. normal to hyperplasia (ADH), ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) and lymph node metastatic (LNMM) stages.
    • Involvement in diseaseDefects in AKT1 are a cause of susceptibility to breast cancer (BC) [MIM:114480]. A common malignancy originating from breast epithelial tissue. Breast neoplasms can be distinguished by their histologic pattern. Invasive ductal carcinoma is by far the most common type. Breast cancer is etiologically and genetically heterogeneous. Important genetic factors have been indicated by familial occurrence and bilateral involvement. Mutations at more than one locus can be involved in different families or even in the same case.
      Defects in AKT1 are associated with colorectal cancer (CRC) [MIM:114500].
      Defects in AKT1 are associated with susceptibility to ovarian cancer [MIM:604370]; also called susceptibility to familial breast-ovarian cancer type 1 (BROVCA1).
    • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the protein kinase superfamily. AGC Ser/Thr protein kinase family. RAC subfamily.
      Contains 1 AGC-kinase C-terminal domain.
      Contains 1 PH domain.
      Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
    • DomainBinding of the PH domain to the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase alpha (PI(3)K) results in its targeting to the plasma membrane. The PH domain mediates interaction with TNK2 and Tyr-176 is also essential for this interaction.
      The AGC-kinase C-terminal mediates interaction with THEM4.
    • Post-translational
      modifications
      Phosphorylation on Thr-308, Ser-473 and Tyr-474 is required for full activity. Activated TNK2 phosphorylates it on Tyr-176 resulting in its binding to the anionic plasma membrane phospholipid PA. This phosphorylated form localizes to the cell membrane, where it is targeted by PDPK1 and PDPK2 for further phosphorylations on Thr-308 and Ser-473 leading to its activation. Ser-473 phosphorylation by mTORC2 favors Thr-308 phosphorylation by PDPK1. Ser-473 phosphorylation is enhanced by interaction with AGAP2 isoform 2 (PIKE-A). Ser-473 phosphorylation is enhanced in focal cortical dysplasias with Taylor-type balloon cells.
      Ubiquitinated; undergoes both 'Lys-48'- and 'Lys-63'-linked polyubiquitination. TRAF6-induced 'Lys-63'-linked AKT1 ubiquitination is critical for phosphorylation and activation. When ubiquitinated, it translocates to the plasma membrane, where it becomes phosphorylated. When fully phosphorylated and translocated into the nucleus, undergoes 'Lys-48'-polyubiquitination catalyzed by TTC3, leading to its degradation by the proteasome.
    • Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Nucleus. Cell membrane. Nucleus after activation by integrin-linked protein kinase 1 (ILK1). Nuclear translocation is enhanced by interaction with TCL1A. Phosphorylation on Tyr-176 by TNK2 results in its localization to the cell membrane where it is targeted for further phosphorylations on Thr-308 and Ser-473 leading to its activation and the activated form translocates to the nucleus.
    • Information by UniProt
    • Database links
    • Alternative names
      • AKT 1 antibody
      • AKT antibody
      • AKT1 antibody
      • AKT1_HUMAN antibody
      • C AKT antibody
      • MGC9965 antibody
      • MGC99656 antibody
      • Oncogene AKT1 antibody
      • PKB antibody
      • PKB-ALPHA antibody
      • PRKBA antibody
      • Protein Kinase B Alpha antibody
      • Protein kinase B antibody
      • Proto-oncogene c-Akt antibody
      • RAC Alpha antibody
      • RAC antibody
      • RAC PK Alpha antibody
      • RAC Serine/Threonine Protein Kinase antibody
      • RAC-alpha serine/threonine-protein kinase antibody
      • RAC-PK-alpha antibody
      • vAKT Murine Thymoma Viral Oncogene Homolog 1 antibody
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    Anti-AKT1 antibody images

    • All lanes : Anti-AKT1 antibody (ab74117) at 1/500 dilution

      Lane 1 : Extracts from HuvEc cells, treated with Serum (30%, 30mins)
      Lane 2 : Extracts from HuvEc cells, treated with Serum (30%, 30mins), plus immunising peptide at 5 µg

      Lysates/proteins at 5 µg per lane.


      Predicted band size : 56 kDa
      Observed band size : 56 kDa
    • ab74117, at a dilution of 1/50, staining AKT1 in formalin fixed, paraffin embedded human skeletal muscle tissue by Immunohistochemistry in the absence (left image) or presence (right image) of the immunising peptide.
    • ab74117, at a 1/500 dilution, staining AKT1 in HeLa cells the absence and presence of the immunising peptide.

    References for Anti-AKT1 antibody (ab74117)

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