Anti-IKK alpha/CHUK Antibody

SKU PA1614
Size 100μg/vial
Reactivity Human
Clonality Polyclonal
Host Rabbit
Ig Isotype N/A
Applications WB

Overview

Product Name Anti-IKK alpha/CHUK Antibody
SKU/Catalog Number PA1614
Storage & Handling At -20°C for one year. After reconstitution, at 4°C for one month. It can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20°C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.
Size 100μg/vial
Description Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Inhibitor of nuclear factor kappa-B kinase subunit alpha(CHUK) detection. Tested with WB in Human.
Cite This Product Anti-IKK alpha/CHUK Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1614)
Host Rabbit
Contents/Buffer Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.
Form Lyophilized
Immunogen A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the C-terminus of human IKK alpha(728-745aa NEEQGNSMMNLDWSWLTE).
Reactivity Human

Assay Details

Assay Dilutions Overview

Concentration: Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.
Western blot, 0.1-0.5μg/ml, Human

Boster's Secondary Antibodies And IHC, WB Kits

The following reagents are used to generate the images below.

Boster recommends Enhanced Chemiluminescent Kit with anti-Rabbit IgG (EK1002) for Western blot.

Images And Assay Conditions

Anti-IKK alpha antibody, PA1614, Western blotting
Lane 1: HELA Cell Lysate
Lane 2: JURKAT Cell Lysate

Target Info

Protein Target Info (Source: Uniprot.org)

Uniprot Id O15111
Gene Name CHUK
Protein Name Inhibitor of nuclear factor kappa-B kinase subunit alpha
Tissue Specificity Widely expressed.
Alternative Names Inhibitor of nuclear factor kappa-B kinase subunit alpha;I-kappa-B kinase alpha;IKK-A;IKK-alpha;IkBKA;IkappaB kinase;2.7.11.10;Conserved helix-loop-helix ubiquitous kinase;I-kappa-B kinase 1;IKK1;Nuclear factor NF-kappa-B inhibitor kinase alpha;NFKBIKA;Transcription factor 16;TCF-16;CHUK;IKKA, TCF16;
Subcellular Localization Cytoplasm . Nucleus . Shuttles between the cytoplasm and the nucleus.
Molecular Weight 84640 MW

*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.

Ontology

Protein Function Serine kinase that plays an essential role in the NF- kappa-B signaling pathway which is activated by multiple stimuli such as inflammatory cytokines, bacterial or viral products, DNA damages or other cellular stresses. Acts as part of the canonical IKK complex in the conventional pathway of NF-kappa-B activation and phosphorylates inhibitors of NF-kappa-B on serine residues. These modifications allow polyubiquitination of the inhibitors and subsequent degradation by the proteasome. In turn, free NF-kappa-B is translocated into the nucleus and activates the transcription of hundreds of genes involved in immune response, growth control, or protection against apoptosis. Negatively regulates the pathway by phosphorylating the scaffold protein TAXBP1 and thus promoting the assembly of the A20/TNFAIP3 ubiquitin-editing complex (composed of A20/TNFAIP3, TAX1BP1, and the E3 ligases ITCH and RNF11). Therefore, CHUK plays a key role in the negative feedback of NF-kappa-B canonical signaling to limit inflammatory gene activation. As part of the non-canonical pathway of NF-kappa-B activation, the MAP3K14-activated CHUK/IKKA homodimer phosphorylates NFKB2/p100 associated with RelB, inducing its proteolytic processing to NFKB2/p52 and the formation of NF-kappa- B RelB-p52 complexes. In turn, these complexes regulate genes encoding molecules involved in B-cell survival and lymphoid organogenesis. Participates also in the negative feedback of the non-canonical NF-kappa-B signaling pathway by phosphorylating and destabilizing MAP3K14/NIK. Within the nucleus, phosphorylates CREBBP and consequently increases both its transcriptional and histone acetyltransferase activities. Modulates chromatin accessibility at NF-kappa-B-responsive promoters by phosphorylating histones H3 at 'Ser-10' that are subsequently acetylated at 'Lys-14' by CREBBP. Additionally, phosphorylates the CREBBP-interacting protein NCOA3. .
Research Areas Human

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Background IKBKA(INHIBITOR OF KAPPA LIGHT POLYPEPTIDE GENE ENHANCER IN B CELLS, KINASE OF, ALPHA), also called CHUK, NFKBIKA, IKKA, IKK1, I-KAPPA-B, is a protein kinase that in humans is encoded by the CHUK gene. And it is a member of the protein kinase superfamily. And the protein contains a serine/threonine kinase domain, due to its ubiquitous expression in a broad array of tissues and high degree of conservation across species. By FISH, the IKBKA gene is mapped to chromosome 10q24. Phosphorylation of serine residues on the I-kappa-B proteins by kinases(IKBKA or IKBKB) marks them for destruction via the ubiquitination pathway, thereby allowing activation of the NF-kappa-B complex. IKK-alpha is part of the I kappa B kinase complex that plays an important role in regulating the NF-kappa B transcription factor.

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Polyclonal antibody for IKK alpha/CHUK detection. Host: Rabbit.Size: 100μg/vial. Tested applications: WB. Reactive species: Human. IKK alpha/CHUK information: Molecular Weight: 84640 MW; Subcellular Localization: Cytoplasm . Nucleus . Shuttles between the cytoplasm and the nucleus; Tissue Specificity: Widely expressed.
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  • Q: Do you offer BSA-free antibodies? Keyword: Bovine serum albumin, carrier protein, conjugation
    A: Yes, please contact us at support@bosterbio.com for more information about BSA-free antibodies and availability. The new BSA-free formula uses trehalose as a replacement to BSA. We have tested many alternative chemicals and found that trehalose protects the antibodies the best.
  • Q: Is your western blot protocol provided from the website applicable for all your antibodies? Keyword: applications, WB
    A: The protocol is applicable for all our antibodies in WB, the NC Membrane(0.45μm or 0.22μm) and transfer time(70 mins or 50 mins) depends on the protein molecular weight, details can be found in included protocol.
  • Q: Can I conjugate markers to this antibody? Can I link custom conjugates to this antibody? Keyword: conjugation
    A: The antibody is stored with BSA and cannot be conjugated with markers. Carrier free antibodies are available upon request. Please contact support@bosterbio.com
  • Q: What should I use for negative control?
    A: Please contact us for negative control suggestions. You can also check expression databases such as genecards, uniprot etc. Due to logistic reasons, we do not sell serum or lysates that we use internally for positive or negative control.
  • Q: Where can I find troubleshooting information? What should I do if I have unexpected bands, high background, no signal, weak signal
    A: You can find Boster's troubleshoot guides under tech support tab. Please contact us for further assistance on troubleshooting your experiment.
  • Q: What is the immunogen sequence of this antibody? Is this antibody polyclonal or monoclonal?
    A: You can find the immunogen sequence under "
  • Q: What is the expected band size? Why is it different than the observed band size?
    A: The expected band size is predicted on the size of the protein. The actual band size may be affected by a few other factors including but not limited to:<br>1. Post-translational modification:phosphorylation, methylation, glycosylation etc. These modifications prevent SDS molecules from binding to the target protein and thus make the band size appear larger than expected<br>2. Post-translational cleavage: this can cause smaller bands and or multiple bands <br><br>3. Alternative splicing: the same gene can have alternative splicing patterns generating different size proteins, all with reactivities to the antibody. <br><br>4. Amino Acid R chain charge: SDS binds to positive charges. The different size and charge of the Amino Acid side chains can affect the amount of SDS binding and thus affect the observed band size.<br>5. Multimers: Multimers are usually broken up in reducing conditions. However if the interactions between the multimers are strong, the band may appear higher., <br>
  • Q: What is the suggested dilution ratio for Western Blot (WB), Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and or ELISA standards? What is the optimal pH for the sample?
    A: Check the datasheet for the product for details on dilution ratios for different experiments. You can find the datasheet button on the right side of the product page.
  • Q: What is the protocol you used for your Western blotting (WB) and Immunohistochemistry (IHC)?
    A: Check our protocols under the tech support tab.
  • Q: What are some alternative names that could be used to describe this product?
    A: Some common names include but are not limited to ikka antibody, ikk-alpha antibody
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