AMPK (A1/B1/G3), His-tag

Catalog #: 40702
Size: 5 µg
Species: Human
Host Species: Sf9 insect cells
MW: ~157 kDa (complex)
Genbank #: NM_006251 (A1), NM_006253 (B1), NM_017431 (G3)
Tag(s): C-terminal His-tag
a.a: full length
AMPK (A1/B1/G3) is a member of the AMPK family which are heterotrimeric proteins consisting of an alpha catalytic subunit, and non-catalytic beta and gamma subunits. AMPKs are an important energy-sensing enzyme group in the cells that monitor energy status particularly in response to stress (1). AMPKs regulate fatty acid and cholesterol synthesis by regulating the key rate-limiting enzymes acetyl-CoA carboxylase and hydroxy beta-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase. The γ subunit is dominantly expressed in skeletal muscle where it may play a key role in the regulation of energy metabolism (2).
Recombinant human AMPK (combination of A1/B1/G3 subunits), full length, with C-terminal His-tags, expressed in Sf9 insect cells via a baculovirus expression system. MW = 68 kDa (A1), 38 kDa (B1), 51 kDa (G3).
Subunit A1: PRKAA1, MGC33776, MGC57364
Subunit B1: PRKAB1, AMPK, HAMPKb, MGC17785
Subunit G3: PRKAG3
50 mM sodium phosphate, pH 7.0, 300 mM NaCl, 150 mM imidazole, 0.1 mM PMSF, 0.25 mM DTT, 25% glycerol.
Aqueous buffer solution
Storage / Stability:

>6 months at -80°C.

Useful for the study of enzyme kinetics, screening inhibitors, and selectivity profiling.
1. Viollet, B. et al: Physiological role of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK): insights from knockout mouse models. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 2003; 31; 216–219.
2. Cheung, P. C. F. et al: Characterization of AMP-activated protein kinase gamma-subunit isoforms and their role in AMP binding. Biochem. J. 346: 659-669, 2000.
Avoid freeze/thaw cycles
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Product Type:
Recombinant Protein
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