• Product nameAnti-PAK2 antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to PAK2
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide, corresponding to amino acids 273-291 of Human Auto-activated Protein Kinase AK.



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Application Abreviews Notes
  • Application notesReactive with AK from diverse tissue sources by Western Blotting. Used at 1:100 with cell extracts.
    Other immunodetection procedures not tested.
  • Target

    • FunctionThe activated kinase acts on a variety of targets. Phosphorylates ribosomal protein S6, histone H4 and myelin basic protein. Full length PAK 2 stimulates cell survival and cell growth. The process is, at least in part, mediated by phosphorylation and inhibition of pro-apoptotic BAD. Caspase-activated PAK-2p34 is involved in cell death response, probably involving the JNK signaling pathway. Cleaved PAK-2p34 seems to have a higher activity than the CDC42-activated form.
    • Tissue specificityUbiquitously expressed. Higher levels seen in skeletal muscle, ovary, thymus and spleen.
    • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the protein kinase superfamily. STE Ser/Thr protein kinase family. STE20 subfamily.
      Contains 1 CRIB domain.
      Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
    • Post-translational
      Full length PAK 2 is autophosphorylated when activated by CDC42/p21. Following cleavage, both peptides, PAK-2p27 and PAK-2p34, become highly autophosphorylated, with PAK-2p27 being phosphorylated on serine and PAK-2p34 on threonine residues, respectively. Autophosphorylation of PAK-2p27 can occur in the absence of any effectors and is dependent on phosphorylation of Thr-402, because PAK-2p27 is acting as an exogenous substrate.
      During apoptosis proteolytically cleaved by caspase-3 or caspase-3-like proteases to yield active PAK-2p34.
      Ubiquitinated, leading to its proteasomal degradation.
      PAK-2p34 is myristoylated.
    • Cellular localizationCytoplasm and Nucleus. Cytoplasm > perinuclear region. Membrane. Interaction with ARHGAP10 probably changes PAK-2p34 location to cytoplasmic perinuclear region. Myristoylation changes PAK-2p34 location to the membrane.
    • Information by UniProt
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    • Alternative names
      • C-t-PAK2 antibody
      • CB422 antibody
      • EC antibody
      • Gamma PAK antibody
      • Gamma-PAK antibody
      • hPAK65 antibody
      • Kinase antibody
      • p21 (CDKN1A) activated kinase 2 antibody
      • p21 (CDKN1A)-activated kinase 2a antibody
      • p21 activated kinase 2 antibody
      • p21 protein (Cdc42/Rac)-activated kinase 2 antibody
      • p21 protein Cdc42 Rac activated kinase 2 antibody
      • p21-activated kinase 2 antibody
      • p21-activated kinase, 65-KD antibody
      • p21-activated protein kinase I antibody
      • p21CDKN1A activated kinase 2 antibody
      • p27 antibody
      • p34 antibody
      • p58 antibody
      • p65PAK antibody
      • PAK 2 antibody
      • PAK-2 antibody
      • PAK-2p34 antibody
      • Pak2 antibody
      • PAK2_HUMAN antibody
      • PAK65 antibody
      • PAKgamma antibody
      • S6 H4 kinase antibody
      • S6/H4 kinase antibody
      • Serine threonine protein kinase PAK 2 antibody
      • Serine/threonine protein kinase PAK 2 antibody
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    Anti-PAK2 antibody images

    • Western blot of 10 µg HEK 293 cell extracts with Anti-AK (GLO151). The arrow denotes the position corresponding to AK (~ 36 kDa).

    References for Anti-PAK2 antibody (ab1179)

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