Detection of Human/Mouse/Rat AMPK alpha 1 by Western Blot.
Western blot shows lysates of MDA‑MB‑468 human breast cancer cell line, PT18 mouse mast/basophil cell line, and Rat‑2 rat embryonic fibroblast cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Mouse Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat AMPK alpha 1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB3197) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF007). A specific band was detected for AMPK alpha 1 at approximately 63 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 3.
Detection of Human AMPK alpha 1 by Simple WesternTM.
Simple Western lane view shows lysates of MCF‑7 human breast cancer cell line, loaded at 0.2 mg/mL. Specific bands were detected for AMPK alpha 1 at approximately 57 & 64 kDa (as indicated) using 20 µg/mL of Mouse Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat AMPK alpha 1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB3197). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using the 12-230 kDa separation system.
Non-specific interaction with the 230 kDa Simple Western standard may be seen with this antibody.
AMPK alpha 1 in MCF‑7 Human Cell Line.
AMPK alpha 1 was detected in immersion fixed MCF‑7 human breast cancer cell line using Mouse Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat AMPK alpha 1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB3197) at 8 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (red; Catalog # NL007) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). Specific staining was localized to nuclei and cytoplasm. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Cells on Coverslips.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Background: AMPK alpha 1
AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is a heterotrimeric complex consisting of a catalytic alpha subunit and regulatory beta and gamma subunits. Each subunit exists as alternate isoforms ( alpha 1, alpha 2, beta 1, beta 2, gamma 1, gamma 2, gamma 3), with all 12 combinations able to form complexes. The catalytic alpha subunit of AMPK is activated allosterically by AMP, and by phosphorylation via the AMPK kinases LKB1 and CaMKK beta. AMPK’s role in metabolic regulation has implicated this serine/threonine kinase as a therapeutic target in heart disease, obesity, and diabetes.
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