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p38 MAPK (phospho Thr180) antibody

Cat No. GTX38595

Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype IgG
Application WB, IHC-P
Reactivity Human
APPLICATION

Application Note

*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Application Dilution
WB Assay dependent
IHC-P 1:50-1:100
Not tested in other applications.

Calculated MW

41 kDa. ( Note )

Specificity/Sensitivity

p38 MAPK (phospho-Thr180) antibody detects endogenous levels of p38 MAPK only when phosphorylated at threonine 180.
PROPERTIES

Form

Liquid

Buffer

PBS (without Mg2+ and Ca2+) pH 7.4, 150mM NaCl, 0.02% sodium azide, 50% glycerol

Storage

Store as concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), store at 4ºC. For long-term storage, aliquot and store at -20º C or below. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.

Concentration

1mg/ml

Antigen Species

Human

Immunogen

The antiserum was produced against synthesized phosphopeptide derived from human p38 MAPK around the phosphorylation site of threonine 180 (E -M-T(p)-G-Y ).

Purification

Purified by antigen-affinity chromatography

Conjugation

Unconjugated

Note

For In vitro laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
TARGET

Synonyms

CSBP,CSBP1,CSBP2,CSPB1,EXIP,Mxi2,PRKM14,PRKM15,RK,SAPK2A,p38,p38ALPHA

Cellular Localization

Cytoplasm,Nucleus

Background

The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the MAP kinase family. MAP kinases act as an integration point for multiple biochemical signals, and are involved in a wide variety of cellular processes such as proliferation, differentiation, transcription regulation and development. This kinase is activated by various environmental stresses and proinflammatory cytokines. The activation requires its phosphorylation by MAP kinase kinases (MKKs), or its autophosphorylation triggered by the interaction of MAP3K7IP1/TAB1 protein with this kinase. The substrates of this kinase include transcription regulator ATF2, MEF2C, and MAX, cell cycle regulator CDC25B, and tumor suppressor p53, which suggest the roles of this kinase in stress related transcription and cell cycle regulation, as well as in genotoxic stress response. Four alternatively spliced transcript variants of this gene encoding distinct isoforms have been reported. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
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