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Human PDK-1 Protein (His Tag)

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Human PDK1 Protein Product Information
Protein Construction:A DNA sequence encoding the mature form of human PDK1 (NP_002601.1) (Ser 29-Ala 436) was expressed, with a polyhistidine tag at the N-terminus.
Expressed Host:Baculovirus-Insect Cells
Shipping:In general, recombinant proteins are provided as lyophilized powder which are shipped at ambient temperature.
Bulk packages of recombinant proteins are provided as frozen liquid. They are shipped out with blue ice unless customers require otherwise.
Human PDK1 Protein QC Testing
Purity:> 90 % as determined by SDS-PAGE
Bio-Activity:No Kinase Activity
Endotoxin:< 1.0 EU per μg of the protein as determined by the LAL method
Stability:Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt at -70℃
Predicted N Terminal:His
Molecule Mass:The recombinant human PDK1 consists of 427 amino acids and has a calculated molecular mass of 48.6 kDa. It migrates as an approximately 45 kDa band in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Formulation:Lyophilized from sterile 20mM Tris, 500mM NaCl, pH 8.5, 10% glycerol
1. Normally 5 % - 8 % trehalose and mannitol are added as protectants before lyophilization. Specific concentrations are included in the hardcopy of COA.
2. Please contact us for any concerns or special requirements.
Human PDK1 Protein Usage Guide
Storage: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.
Reconstitution:A hardcopy of COA with reconstitution instruction is sent along with the products. Please refer to it for detailed information.
Human PDK1 Protein SDS-PAGE
Human PDK-1 Protein (His Tag) SDS-PAGE
Human PDK-1 Protein (His Tag) SDS-PAGE
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PDK-1 Background

Pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase, isozyme 1, also known as [Pyruvate dehydrogenase [lipoamide]] kinase isozyme 1, mitochondrial and PDK1, is a member of the PDK / BCKDK protein kinase family. PDK-1 is expressed predominantly in the heart. It contains one histidine kinase domain. Pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase (PDK) isoforms are molecular switches that downregulate the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex (PDC) by reversible phosphorylation in mitochondria. An inhibitory effect of lipoic acid on PDKs would result in less phosphorylation of E1 and hence increased PDC activity. At least two isoenzymic forms of pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase ( PDK-1 and PDK-2 ) may be involved in the regulation of enzymatic activity of mammalian pyruvate dehydrogenase complex by phosphorylation. PDK-3 appears to have the highest specific activity among the three isoenzymes. PDK-1 inhibits the mitochondrial pyruvate dehydrogenase complex by phosphorylation of the E1 alpha subunit, thus contributing to the regulation of glucose metabolism.

Human PDK-1 References
  • Gudi R., et al., 1995, J. Biol. Chem. 270:28989-94.
  • Mooney,B.P. et al., 2000, Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 267 (2): 500 - 503.
  • Korotchkina,L.G. et al., 2004, Free Radic Res. 38 (10):1083-92.
  • Kato M., et al., 2007, Structure 15: 992-1004.
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