Overview

Description

  • Nature
    Recombinant
  • Source
    Escherichia coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • Species
      Human

Associated products

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab43624 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    Western blot

  • Form
    Liquid
  • Additional notes

    ab43624 (Human ERK2 full length protein) can be utilized as a substrate for the active protein kinase ab60013 (Active human MEK2 full length protein)

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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped on dry ice. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -80ºC. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.

    Preservative: None
    Constituents: 25% Glycerol, 50mM Tris HCl, 150mM Sodium chloride, 0.25mM DTT, 0.1mM EGTA, 0.1mM EDTA, 0.1mM PMSF, pH 7.5

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • ERK
    • ERK 2
    • ERK-2
    • ERT1
    • Extracellular Signal Regulated Kinase 2
    • Extracellular signal-regulated kinase 2
    • MAP kinase 1
    • MAP kinase 2
    • MAP kinase isoform p42
    • MAPK 1
    • MAPK 2
    • Mapk1
    • MAPK2
    • Mitogen-activated protein kinase 1
    • Mitogen-activated protein kinase 2
    • MK01_HUMAN
    • P38
    • P40
    • P41
    • p42-MAPK
    • P42MAPK
    • PRKM1
    • PRKM2
    • protein kinase, mitogen-activated, 1
    • protein kinase, mitogen-activated, 2
    • protein tyrosine kinase ERK2
    see all
  • Function
    Involved in both the initiation and regulation of meiosis, mitosis, and postmitotic functions in differentiated cells by phosphorylating a number of transcription factors such as ELK1. Phosphorylates EIF4EBP1; required for initiation of translation. Phosphorylates microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2). Phosphorylates SPZ1 (By similarity). Phosphorylates heat shock factor protein 4 (HSF4) and ARHGEF2.
    Acts as a transcriptional repressor. Binds to a [GC]AAA[GC] consensus sequence. Repress the expression of interferon gamma-induced genes. Seems to bind to the promoter of CCL5, DMP1, IFIH1, IFITM1, IRF7, IRF9, LAMP3, OAS1, OAS2, OAS3 and STAT1. Transcriptional activity is independent of kinase activity.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the protein kinase superfamily. CMGC Ser/Thr protein kinase family. MAP kinase subfamily.
    Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
  • Domain
    The TXY motif contains the threonine and tyrosine residues whose phosphorylation activates the MAP kinases.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Dually phosphorylated on Thr-185 and Tyr-187, which activates the enzyme. Dephosphorylated by PTPRJ at Tyr-187.
  • Cellular localization
    Nucleus.
  • Information by UniProt

Images

  • The purity of ab43624 was determined to be >90% by SDS-PAGE. MW ~68kDa.

References

ab43624 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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