PTEN induced putative kinase 1 (Pink1) was first discovered when researching the PTEN signaling pathway, thus Pink1 is also involved in many human cancers.It is found in the mitochondria and its homozygous C-terminus mutation has been implicated in the early development of Parkinson's disease. It protects against mitochondrial dysfunction during cellular stress, potentially by phosphorylating mitochondrial proteins. Involved in the clearance of damaged mitochondria via selective autophagy (mitophagy). Targets PARK2 to dysfunctional depolarized mitochondria through the phosphorylation of MFN2.
|Synthetic peptide corresponding to amino acids 258-274 (YRKSKRGPKQLAPHPNI) of human PINK1 conjugated to KLH.
|Activity cross reaction
|Reacts with human PINK1.
|Short term storage at +4°C.
For extended periods store in aliquots at -20°C.
Antibodies are guaranteed for 6 months from date of receipt.
|Optimal dilution should be determined by the end user.
The following are guidelines only :
WB 1:500 dilution
|Transfected cell lines
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