Anti-CHK2 (Polyclonal), ALEXA Fluor 594

Catalog numberGENTObs-1391R-A594
NameAnti-CHK2 (Polyclonal), ALEXA Fluor 594
Price€ 489.00
Size100 microliters
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TypeConjugated Primary Antibody
Conjugated withALEXA FLUOR® 594
Host organismRabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
Target Protein/PeptideCHK2
SpecificityThis antibody reacts specifically with CHK2
ModificationNo modification has been applied to this antibody
Modification siteNone
ClonalityPolyclonal Antibody
ClonePolyclonal Antibodies
Concentration1ug per 1ul
Subcellular locationsNucleus
Antigen SourceKLH conjugated synthetic peptide derived from human CHK2
Gene ID11200
Swiss ProtO96017
ApplicationsIF(IHC-P)
Applications with corresponding dilutionsIF(IHC-P)(1:50-200)
Cross reactive speciesHuman (Homo sapiens), Mouse (Mus musculus), Rat (Rattus norvegicus)
Cross Reactive Species detailsNo significant cross reactivity has been observed for this antibody for the tested species. However, note that due to limited knowledge it is impossible to predict with 100% guarantee that the antibody does not corss react with any other species.
Background informationSerine/threonine-protein kinase which is required for checkpoint-mediated cell cycle arrest, activation of DNA repair and apoptosis in response to the presence of DNA double-strand breaks. May also negatively regulate cell cycle progression during unperturbed cell cycles. Following activation, phosphorylates numerous effectors preferentially at the consensus sequence [L-X-R-X-X-S/T]. Regulates cell cycle checkpoint arrest through phosphorylation of CDC25A, CDC25B and CDC25C, inhibiting their activity. Inhibition of CDC25 phosphatase activity leads to increased inhibitory tyrosine phosphorylation of CDK-cyclin complexes and blocks cell cycle progression. May also phosphorylate NEK6 which is involved in G2/M cell cycle arrest. Regulates DNA repair through phosphorylation of BRCA2, enhancing the association of RAD51 with chromatin which promotes DNA repair by homologous recombination. Also stimulates the transcription of genes involved in DNA repair (including BRCA2) through the phosphorylation and activation of the transcription factor FOXM1. Regulates apoptosis through the phosphorylation of p53/TP53, MDM4 and PML. Phosphorylation of p53/TP53 at 'Ser-20' by CHEK2 may alleviate inhibition by MDM2, leading to accumulation of active p53/TP53. Phosphorylation of MDM4 may also reduce degradation of p53/TP53. Also controls the transcription of pro-apoptotic genes through phosphorylation of the transcription factor E2F1. Tumor suppressor, it may also have a DNA damage-independent function in mitotic spindle assembly by phosphorylating BRCA1. Its absence may be a cause of the chromosomal instability observed in some cancer cells.
Purification methodPurified by Protein A.
StorageWater buffered solution containing 100ug/ml BSA, 50% glycerol and 0.09% sodium azide. Store at 4°C for 12 months.
Excitation emission590nm/617nm
SynonymsCDS1; CHK2; LFS2; RAD53; hCds1; HuCds1; PP1425; Serine/threonine-protein kinase Chk2; CHK2 checkpoint homolog; Cds1 homolog; Checkpoint kinase 2; CHEK2
Also known asCHK2 Polyclonal Antibody
Other nameAnti-CHK2 Polyclonal
AdvisoryAvoid freeze/thaw cycles as they may denaturate the polypeptide chains of the antibody, thus reducing its reactivity, specificity and sensitivity. For antibodies that are in liquid form or reconstituted lyophilized antibodies small amounts could become entrapped on the seal or the walls of the tube. Prior to use briefly centrifuge the vial to gather all the solution on the bottom.
PropertiesFor facs or microscopy Alexa 1 conjugate.
ConjugationAlexa Fluor,ALEXA FLUOR® 594
ConjugatedAlexa conjugate 1
DescriptionThis antibody needs to be stored at + 4°C in a fridge short term in a concentrated dilution. Freeze thaw will destroy a percentage in every cycle and should be avoided.
GroupPolyclonals and antibodies
AboutPolyclonals can be used for Western blot, immunohistochemistry on frozen slices or parrafin fixed tissues. The advantage is that there are more epitopes available in a polyclonal antiserum to detect the proteins than in monoclonal sera.