PrimePCR™ ddPCR™ Expression Probe Assay: MAP3K4, Human

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ddPCR probe assay designed for gene expression analysis. Probe assays consist of unlabeled PCR primers and a dual labeled fluorescent probe.

Info:   HEX; Same primer pair and probe as used in qPCR assay qHsaCIP0026456; Intron-spanning

 
Fluorophore:   HEX
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Assay Information

Technology:   ddPCR
Assay Type:   Probe
Application:   Gene Expression
Unique Assay ID:   dHsaCPE5047279
Chromosome Location:   6:161523731-161527616question
Amplicon Length:   122

Gene Information

The central core of each mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathway is a conserved cascade of 3 protein kinases: an activated MAPK kinase kinase (MAPKKK) phosphorylates and activates a specific MAPK kinase (MAPKK) which then activates a specific MAPK. While the ERK MAPKs are activated by mitogenic stimulation the CSBP2 and JNK MAPKs are activated by environmental stresses such as osmotic shock UV irradiation wound stress and inflammatory factors. This gene encodes a MAPKKK the MEKK4 protein also called MTK1. This protein contains a protein kinase catalytic domain at the C terminus. The N-terminal nonkinase domain may contain a regulatory domain. Expression of MEKK4 in mammalian cells activated the CSBP2 and JNK MAPK pathways but not the ERK pathway. In vitro kinase studies indicated that recombinant MEKK4 can specifically phosphorylate and activate PRKMK6 and SERK1 MAPKKs that activate CSBP2 and JNK respectively but cannot phosphorylate PRKMK1 an MAPKK that activates ERKs. MEKK4 is a major mediator of environmental stresses that activate the CSBP2 MAPK pathway and a minor mediator of the JNK pathway. Two alternatively spliced transcripts encoding distinct isoforms have been described. [provided by RefSeq Jul 2008]

Gene Symbol:   MAP3K4
Gene Name:   mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase kinase 4
Aliases:   FLJ42439, KIAA0213, MAPKKK4, MEKK4, MTK1, PRO0412
RefSeq:   NC_000006.11 NT_025741.15
Ensembl:   ENSG00000085511
Entrez:   4216
UniGene:   Hs.390428
Chromosome Mapping:   6q26

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