Anti-MEK6 (phospho S207) antibody (ab36722)


  • Product nameAnti-MEK6 (phospho S207) antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to MEK6 (phospho S207)
  • SpecificityThis antibody detects endogenous levels of MKK6 only when phosphorylated at Serine207.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, ELISA, IHC-P, ICC/IFmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Rat
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic phosphopeptide derived from human MKK6 around the phosphorylation site of Serine 207 (V-D-SP-V-A).

  • Positive control
    • Breast carcinoma tissue and MDA-MB-435 cell extracts.


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

Application Abreviews Notes
WB 1/500 - 1/1000. Predicted molecular weight: 37 kDa.
ELISA 1/10000.
IHC-P Use at an assay dependent concentration.
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 1 - 5 µg/ml.


  • FunctionCatalyzes the concomitant phosphorylation of a threonine and a tyrosine residue in MAP kinase p38 exclusively.
  • Tissue specificityIsoform 2 is only expressed in skeletal muscle. Isoform 1 is expressed in skeletal muscle, heart, and in lesser extent in liver or pancreas.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the protein kinase superfamily. STE Ser/Thr protein kinase family. MAP kinase kinase subfamily.
    Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
  • Post-translational
    Weakly autophosphorylated.
    Acetylation of Ser-207 and Thr-211 by Yersinia yopJ prevents phosphorylation and activation, thus blocking the MAPK signaling pathway.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • FormIt localizes to nucleus, cytoplasm and cytoskeleton. Note: Binds to microtubules.
  • Alternative names
    • Dual specificity mitogen activated protein kinase kinase 6 antibody
    • Dual specificity mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 6 antibody
    • MAP kinase kinase 6 antibody
    • MAP2K6 antibody
    • MAPK/ERK kinase 6 antibody
    • MAPKK 6 antibody
    • MAPKK6 antibody
    • MEK 6 antibody
    • MEK6 antibody
    • Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase Kinase 6 antibody
    • MKK 6 antibody
    • MKK6 antibody
    • MP2K6_HUMAN antibody
    • PRKMK6 antibody
    • Protein kinase mitogen activated kinase 6 antibody
    • protein kinase, mitogen-activated, kinase 6 (MAP kinase kinase 6) antibody
    • SAPK kinase 3 antibody
    • SAPKK-3 antibody
    • SAPKK3 antibody
    • SKK3 antibody
    • Stress-activated protein kinase kinase 3 antibody
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Anti-MEK6 (phospho S207) antibody images

  • Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin embedded breast carcinoma, using ab36772 diluted 1:50. Left: Untreated Ab; Right: Ab pre-treated with synthesized phosphopeptide.
  • All lanes : Anti-MEK6 (phospho S207) antibody (ab36722) at 1/500 dilution

    Lane 1 : Extracts from untreated MDA-MB-435 cells
    Lane 2 : Extracts from UV treated MDA-MB-435 cells

    Lysates/proteins at 30 µg per lane.

    Predicted band size : 37 kDa
    Observed band size : 40 kDa (why is the actual band size different from the predicted?)
  • ICC/IF image of ab36722 stained HeLa cells. The cells were 4% PFA fixed (10 min) and then incubated in 1%BSA / 10% normal goat serum / 0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h to permeabilise the cells and block non-specific protein-protein interactions. The cells were then incubated with the antibody (ab36722, 1µg/ml) overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (green) was Alexa Fluor® 488 goat anti-rabbit IgG (H+L) used at a 1/1000 dilution for 1h. Alexa Fluor® 594 WGA was used to label plasma membranes (red) at a 1/200 dilution for 1h. DAPI was used to stain the cell nuclei (blue) at a concentration of 1.43µM.

References for Anti-MEK6 (phospho S207) antibody (ab36722)

ab36722 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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Application Western blot
Loading amount 45 µg
Gel Running Conditions Reduced Denaturing
Sample Human Cell lysate - whole cell (Hela)
Specification Hela
Treatment rhIL-6 (100 ng/ml) for 30 min
Blocking step Milk as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 30 minute(s) · Concentration: 5% · Temperature: 22°C

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Submitted Oct 06 2014

My apologies for the delay, I asked the laboratory if they had further suggestions, and they were unable to help more, however they stated that they have not tried Hela cells, only MDA-MB- 435 cells treated with UV. They have however noticed that the t...

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Thank you for providing your protocol details, I believe that it is very good and have have only a few suggestions to make: - you do not detail how long you incubated the primary antibodies for: I would recommend doing an overnight incubation, if you...

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Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry you are experiencing problems with two of our antibodies; as you can detect total levels of the proteins this suggests that your extraction protocol is adequate; it could be that the problem lies with the anti...

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