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GRK2, Active

Full-length recombinant human GRK2 was expressed by baculovirus in Sf9 insect cells using an N-terminal GST tag.
Catalog No. A14-10G

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GRK2 or ADRBK1 is a ubiquitous cytosolic enzyme that specifically phosphorylates the activated form of the beta-adrenergic and related G protein-coupled receptors. GRK2 phosphorylates the beta-2-adrenergic receptor and appears to mediate agonist-specific desensitization. Abnormal coupling of beta-adrenergic receptor to G protein is involved in the pathogenesis of the failing heart (1). RAF kinase inhibitor protein RKIP is a physiologic inhibitor of GRK2 (2). After stimulation of G protein-coupled receptors, RKIP dissociates from its known target, RAF1 to associate with GRK2 and block its activity.

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1. Rockman, H. A. et al: Expression of a beta-adrenergic receptor kinase 1 inhibitor prevents the development of myocardial failure in gene-targeted mice. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 95: 7000-7005, 1998.

2. Lorenz, K. et al: Protein kinase C switches the Raf kinase inhibitor from Raf-1 to GRK-2. Nature 426: 574-579, 2003.

Specific Activity:

Sample Kinase Activity Plot. For specific information on a given lot, see related technical data sheet.


Sample Purity Data. For specific information on a given lot, see related technical data sheet.

Storage, Stability and Shipping:

Store product at –70oC. For optimal storage, aliquot target into smaller quantities after centrifugation and store at recommended temperature. For most favorable performance, avoid repeated handling and multiple freeze/thaw cycles.

Molecular Weight:

~102 kDa

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