PDK4-H02A

Family :

Kinase

Catalog No. :

PDK4-H02A

Protein :

PDK4

UniProt :

Q16654

Organism :

Homo sapiens

Expression system :

E. coli

Tag :

GST

Sequence :

M1-M411

Assay :

Structure :

Inquiry :

Symbol/Gene Name:  PDK4

Alias:  [Pyruvate dehydrogenase (acetyl-transferring)] kinase isozyme 4, mitochondrial,Pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase isoform 4

Uniprot: Q16654

Background: Kinase that plays a key role in regulation of glucose and fatty acid metabolism and homeostasis via phosphorylation of the pyruvate dehydrogenase subunits PDHA1 and PDHA2. This inhibits pyruvate dehydrogenase activity, and thereby regulates metabolite flux through the tricarboxylic acid cycle, down-regulates aerobic respiration and inhibits the formation of acetyl-coenzyme A from pyruvate. Inhibition of pyruvate dehydrogenase decreases glucose utilization and increases fat metabolism in response to prolonged fasting and starvation. Plays an important role in maintaining normal blood glucose levels under starvation, and is involved in the insulin signaling cascade. Via its regulation of pyruvate dehydrogenase activity, plays an important role in maintaining normal blood pH and in preventing the accumulation of ketone bodies under starvation. In the fed state, mediates cellular responses to glucose levels and to a high-fat diet. Regulates both fatty acid oxidation and de novo fatty acid biosynthesis. Plays a role in the generation of reactive oxygen species. Protects detached epithelial cells against anoikis. Plays a role in cell proliferation via its role in regulating carbohydrate and fatty acid metabolism.

Construct: 1-GST-TEV-PDK4(1-411end)

Expression Host: E. coli

Purity: 90%

Formulation: 50 mM Tris-HCl (pH7.5), 200 mM NaCl, 20% glycerol

Supplied as sterile

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Endotoxin:

< 0.01 EU per μg of the protein

Shipping:

Liquid. It is shipped out with blue ice.

Stability & Storage:

Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt at -20 to -80

Store it under sterile conditions at -20 to -80. It is recommended that the protein be aliquoted for optimal storage. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.