Overview

  • Product name
    Anti-FAK antibody [12G4]
    See all FAK primary antibodies
  • Description
    Mouse monoclonal [12G4] to FAK
  • Specificity
    This antibody detects an ~125kDa protein, corresponding to the apparent molecular mass of FAK on SDS-PAGE immunoblots. Since active FAK is highly phosphorylated, its position on WB may vary with its level of phosphorylation.
  • Tested applications
    Suitable for: Flow Cyt, WB, IPmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse, Rat, Human
  • Immunogen

    FAK fusion protein (Human, aa 706-1052)

  • Positive control
    • HeLa Cell Lysate
  • General notes

    Abcam is committed to meeting high standards of ethical manufacturing and has decided to discontinue this product by June 2019 as it has been generated by the ascites method. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab28152 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
Flow Cyt Use 1µg for 106 cells. ab170190-Mouse monoclonal IgG1, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.
WB Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Predicted molecular weight: 125 kDa. This product has also been reported to be suitable for ICC.
IP Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.

Target

  • Function
    Non-receptor protein-tyrosine kinase implicated in signaling pathways involved in cell motility, proliferation and apoptosis. Activated by tyrosine-phosphorylation in response to either integrin clustering induced by cell adhesion or antibody cross-linking, or via G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) occupancy by ligands such as bombesin or lysophosphatidic acid, or via LDL receptor occupancy. Microtubule-induced dephosphorylation at Tyr-397 is crucial for the induction of focal adhesion disassembly. Plays a potential role in oncogenic transformations resulting in increased kinase activity.
  • Tissue specificity
    Expressed in all organs tested, in lymphoid cell lines, but most abundantly in brain.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the protein kinase superfamily. Tyr protein kinase family. FAK subfamily.
    Contains 1 FERM domain.
    Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
  • Domain
    The first Pro-rich domain interacts with the SH3 domain of CRK-associated substrate (BCAR1) and CASL.
    The carboxy-terminal region is the site of focal adhesion targeting (FAT) sequence which mediates the localization of FAK1 to focal adhesions.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Phosphorylated on 6 tyrosine residues upon activation. Microtubule-induced dephosphorylation at Tyr-397 could be catalyzed by PTPN11 and regulated by ZFYVE21. Dephosphorylated by PTPN11 upon EPHA2 activation by its ligand EFNA1.
  • Cellular localization
    Cell junction > focal adhesion. Cell membrane. Constituent of focal adhesions.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • FADK 1 antibody
    • FADK antibody
    • FAK related non kinase polypeptide antibody
    • FAK1 antibody
    • FAK1_HUMAN antibody
    • Focal adhesion kinase 1 antibody
    • Focal adhesion Kinase antibody
    • Focal adhesion kinase isoform FAK Del33 antibody
    • Focal adhesion kinase related nonkinase antibody
    • FRNK antibody
    • p125FAK antibody
    • pp125FAK antibody
    • PPP1R71 antibody
    • Protein phosphatase 1 regulatory subunit 71 antibody
    • Protein tyrosine kinase 2 antibody
    • Protein-tyrosine kinase 2 antibody
    • Ptk2 antibody
    • PTK2 protein tyrosine kinase 2 antibody
    see all

Images

  • Overlay histogram showing HeLa cells stained with ab28152 (red line). The cells were fixed with 80% methanol (5 min) and then permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Tween for 20 min. The cells were then incubated in 1x PBS / 10% normal goat serum / 0.3M glycine to block non-specific protein-protein interactions followed by the antibody (ab28152, 2µg/1x106 cells) for 30 min at 22ºC. The secondary antibody used was DyLight® 488 goat anti-mouse IgG (H+L) (ab96879) at 1/500 dilution for 30 min at 22ºC. Isotype control antibody (black line) was mouse IgG1 [ICIGG1] (ab91353, 2µg/1x106 cells) used under the same conditions. Acquisition of >5,000 events was performed.

References

This product has been referenced in:
  • Yamauchi S  et al. p53-mediated activation of the mitochondrial protease HtrA2/Omi prevents cell invasion. J Cell Biol 204:1191-207 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 24662565) »

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Customer reviews and Q&As

Abcam guarantees this product to work in the species/application used in this Abreview.
Application
Western blot
Sample
Rat Cell lysate - whole cell (B103)
Loading amount
25 µg
Specification
B103
Gel Running Conditions
Reduced Denaturing (gradient 4-12%)
Blocking step
BSA as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 5% · Temperature: 25°C
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