Product nameHuman GCN1L1 knockout HEK293T cell lysate
Cell line information
Parental cell line: HEK293T
Organism: Homo sapiens
Gene editing information
Editing tool: CRISPR/Cas9
Mutation: Homozygous: 1 bp deletion in exon 3.
Knockout validation: Confirmed by Sanger sequencing.
Reconstitution instructions: To use as a WB control, resuspend in 45 µL of Sample buffer (40% (w/v) Glycerol, 4% (w/v) Lithium Dodecyl Sulfate, 4% Ficoll 400, 0.025% Phenol Red, 0.025% Brilliant Blue G250, 2 mM EDTA) and 5 µL of DTT to resuspend @ 2mg/ml. Mix well, then boil the sample for 10 minutes before loading it onto the gel.
User storage instructions: Upon receiving, lysate can be diluted with 1 x SDS sample buffer & will be stable at -20°C for 12 months. Long term storage at -80°C.
Knockout validationSanger Sequencing
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Storage instructionsStore at -80°C. Please refer to protocols.
Components 1 kit Human GCN1L1 knockout HEK293T cell lysate (Lyophilized) 1 x 100µg Human Wild Type HEK293T cell lysate (Lyophilized) 1 x 100µg
FunctionActs as a positive activator of the EIF2AK4/GCN2 protein kinase activity in response to amino acid starvation. Forms a complex with EIF2AK4/GCN2 on translating ribosomes; during this process, GCN1 seems to act as a chaperone to facilitate delivery of uncharged tRNAs that enter the A site of ribosomes to the tRNA-binding domain of EIF2AK4/GCN2, and hence stimulating EIF2AK4/GCN2 kinase activity. Participates in the repression of global protein synthesis and in gene-specific mRNA translation activation, such as the transcriptional activator ATF4, by promoting the EIF2AK4/GCN2-mediated phosphorylation of eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2 (eIF-2-alpha/EIF2S1) on 'Ser-52', and hence allowing ATF4-mediated reprogramming of amino acid biosynthetic gene expression to alleviate nutrient depletion.
Tissue specificityUbiquitously expressed (PubMed:9039502). Expressed in skeletal muscules, ovary and testis (PubMed:9234705).
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the GCN1 family.
Contains 47 HEAT repeats.
Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Associates with ribosomes in undifferentiated neuroblastoma cells and increases after neuronal differentiation.
- Information by UniProt
- eIF-2-alpha kinase activator GCN1
- GCN1 (general control of amino acid synthesis yeast homolog) like
To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
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