||Recombinant Fragment fromHuman Myosin light chain kinase, corresponding to amino acids 1425-1776 and with an N-terminal enzyme tag.
||This gene, a muscle member of the immunoglobulin gene superfamily, encodes myosin light chain kinase which is a calcium/calmodulin dependent enzyme. This kinase phosphorylates myosin regulatory light chains to facilitate myosin interaction with actin filaments to produce contractile activity. This gene encodes both smooth muscle and nonmuscle isoforms. In addition, using a separate promoter in an intron in the 3 region, it encodes telokin, a small protein identical in sequence to the C-terminus of myosin light chain kinase, that is independently expressed in smooth muscle and functions to stabilize unphosphorylated myosin filaments. A pseudogene is located on the p arm of chromosome 3. Four transcript variants that produce four isoforms of the calcium/calmodulin dependent enzyme have been identified as well as two transcripts that produce two isoforms of telokin. Additional variants have been identified but lack full length transcripts.
||Smooth muscle and non-muscle isozymes are expressed in a wide variety of adult and fetal tissues and in cultured endothelium with qualitative expression appearing to be neither tissue- nor development-specific. Non-muscle isoform 2 is the dominant splice
||Specific Activity: 200nm/min/mg.
||Preservative: NoneConstituents: 25% Glycerol, 50mM Tris HCl, 150mM Sodium chloride, 0.25mM DTT, 0.1mM EGTA, 0.1mM EDTA, 0.1mM PMSF, pH 7.5
||Shipped on dry ice. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -80oC. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.
||Belongs to the protein kinase superfamily. CAMK Ser/Thr protein kinase family.Contains 1 fibronectin type-III domain.Contains 9 Ig-like C2-type (immunoglobulin-like) domains.Contains 1 protein kinase domain.