eIF2 alpha Antibody - #AF6087
*The optimal dilutions should be determined by the end user.
WB: For western blot detection of denatured protein samples. IHC: For immunohistochemical detection of paraffin sections (IHC-p) or frozen sections (IHC-f) of tissue samples. IF/ICC: For immunofluorescence detection of cell samples. ELISA(peptide): For ELISA detection of antigenic peptide.
Cite Format: Affinity Biosciences Cat# AF6087, RRID:AB_2834856.
EIF 2 alpha; EIF 2; EIF 2A; EIF 2alpha; eIF-2-alpha; eIF-2A; EIF-2alpha; EIF2 alpha; EIF2; EIF2A; EIF2S1; Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2 subunit 1 alpha 35kDa; Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2 subunit 1 alpha; Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2 subunit 1; Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2 subunit alpha; IF2A_HUMAN;
Score>80(red) has high confidence and is suggested to be used for WB detection. *The prediction model is mainly based on the alignment of immunogen sequences, the results are for reference only, not as the basis of quality assurance.
High(score>80) Medium(80>score>50) Low(score<50) No confidence
PTMs - P05198 As Substrate
|S49||Phosphorylation||Q9NZJ5 (EIF2AK3) , Q9BQI3 (EIF2AK1) , P19525 (EIF2AK2) , Q75MR0 (HRI)||Uniprot|
|S52||Phosphorylation||B4DS64 (PRKRIR) , P51812 (RPS6KA3) , P19525 (EIF2AK2) , P28482 (MAPK1) , Q75MR0 (HRI) , Q9BQI3 (EIF2AK1) , Q9NZJ5 (EIF2AK3) , Q05655 (PRKCD) , Q16539 (MAPK14) , Q9P2K8 (EIF2AK4)||Uniprot|
Functions in the early steps of protein synthesis by forming a ternary complex with GTP and initiator tRNA. This complex binds to a 40S ribosomal subunit, followed by mRNA binding to form a 43S pre-initiation complex. Junction of the 60S ribosomal subunit to form the 80S initiation complex is preceded by hydrolysis of the GTP bound to eIF-2 and release of an eIF-2-GDP binary complex. In order for eIF-2 to recycle and catalyze another round of initiation, the GDP bound to eIF-2 must exchange with GTP by way of a reaction catalyzed by eIF-2B.
Substrate for at least 4 kinases: EIF2AK1/HRI, EIF2AK2/PKR, EIF2AK3/PERK and EIF2AK4/GCN2. Phosphorylation stabilizes the eIF-2/GDP/eIF-2B complex and prevents GDP/GTP exchange reaction, thus impairing the recycling of eIF-2 between successive rounds of initiation and leading to global inhibition of translation. Phosphorylated; phosphorylation on Ser-52 by the EIF2AK4/GCN2 protein kinase occurs in response to amino acid starvation and UV irradiation (By similarity).
Note: Colocalizes with NANOS3 in the stress granules.
Heterotrimer composed of an alpha, a beta and a gamma chain. Component of an EIF2 complex at least composed of CELF1/CUGBP1, CALR, CALR3, EIF2S1, EIF2S2, HSP90B1 and HSPA5. Interaction with METAP2 protects EIF2S1 from inhibitory phosphorylation (By similarity). Interacts with ABCF1 isoform 2. Associates with ribosomes. Interacts with DDX3X in an RNA-independent manner.
Belongs to the eIF-2-alpha family.
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Application: WB Species: mouse Sample: liver
Application: WB Species: human Sample: MCF-7,MDA-MB-231
Application: WB Species: rat Sample: liver
Application: WB Species: Human Sample: HepG2 cells
Application: WB Species: rat Sample: cardiomyocytes
Application: WB Species: human Sample: HUVECs
Application: WB Species: Human Sample: HUVECs
Application: WB Species: rat Sample: myocardium
Application: WB Species: Rat Sample: myocardium
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