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Recombinant Human MELK (Active), GST-tagged

Cat.No. : MELK-1430H
Product Overview : Recombinant human MELK (1-340) was expressed by baculovirus in Sf9 insect cells using an N-terminal GST tag.
Description : MELK or maternal embryonic leucine zipper kinase is a member of the CAMKL kinase family. MELK is a key regulator of the proliferation of malignant brain tumors including their stem cells. MELK transcript abundance correlates with malignancy grade in human astrocytomas and represents a therapeutic target for the management of the most frequent brain tumors in adult and children. MELK also plays a role in mammary carcinogenesis through inhibition of the pro-apoptotic function of Bcl-GL. Therefore, the kinase activity of MELK could be a promising molecular target for development of therapy for patients with breast cancers.
Source : Sf9 Cells
Species : Human
Tag : GST
Form : Recombinant protein stored in 50mM Tris-HCl, pH 7.5, 150mM NaCl, 10mM glutathione, 0.1mM EDTA, 0.25mM DTT, 0.1mM PMSF, 25% glycerol.
Bio-activity : 200 nmol/min/mg
Molecular Mass : ~61 kDa
Protein length : 1-340 aa
Purity : >85%
Applications : Kinase Assay, Western Blot
Storage : Store at –70°C. For optimal storage, aliquot target into smaller quantities after centrifugation and store at recommended temperature. Avoid freeze/thaw cycles.
Concentration : 0.1μg/μl
Gene Name : MELK maternal embryonic leucine zipper kinase [ Homo sapiens ]
Official Symbol : MELK
Synonyms : MELK; maternal embryonic leucine zipper kinase; KIAA0175; pEg3 kinase; protein kinase Eg3; protein kinase PK38; tyrosine-protein kinase MELK; HPK38;
Gene ID : 9833
mRNA Refseq : NM_001256685
Protein Refseq : NP_001243614
MIM : 607025
UniProt ID : Q14680
Chromosome Location : 9p13.1
Function : ATP binding; calcium ion binding; lipid binding; non-membrane spanning protein tyrosine kinase activity; nucleotide binding; protein binding; protein serine/threonine kinase activity;

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