Catalog # MX4225


phospho-Myosin Light Chain (Ser-19)

Blocking Peptide

Application Dilution
Blocking1:1000
ELISA50 ng/well

Size 50 μg

$55

Both smooth muscle and nonmuscle myosin II activity is regulated by the phosphorylation state of the myosin regulatory light chain (MLC, MRLC, MLC20, Myl9). Phosphorylation of MLC at Thr-18 and Ser-19 activates myosin II motor activity and increases myosin filament stability. This activation has important roles in various cell motile processes. By contrast, other phosphorylation sites on MLC may inhibit myosin II activity. PKC phosphorylates Ser-1/Ser-2 and Thr-9 in MLC, and this phosphorylation decreases activated myosin II interaction with actin, as well as inhibits MLC interaction with the activation site kinase, myosin light-chain kinase. The Ser-1/Ser-2 region may be the major inhibitory site since Ser-1 is phosphorylated during PDGF-induced stress fiber disassembly and expression of unphosphorylatable MLC20 at the Ser-1/Ser-2 site suppresses this disassembly. Thus, inhibition of myosin II activity through phosphorylation of Ser-1/Ser-2 may have important roles in growth factor-induced reorganization of actomyosin filaments.

 

References

Komatsu, S. & Ikebe, M. (2007) Mol. Biol. Cell 18:5081.
Tan, J.L. et al. (1992) Annu. Rev. Biochem. 61:721.
Sellers, J.R. (1991) Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 3:98.

Phospho-MLC (Ser-19) synthetic peptide corresponds to amino acid residues surrounding Ser-19 in human myosin regulatory light chain 12A (Myl12A). This peptide sequence is highly conserved in human, rat, mouse, chicken, and zebrafish Myl12A, and in other smooth muscle and non-muscle MLCs.

*For more information, see UniProt Accession P19105
Blocking peptide is supplied in 50µl phosphate-buffered saline and 0.05% sodium azide.

The products are are safely shipped at ambient temperature for both domestic and international shipments. Each product is guaranteed to match the specifications as indicated on the corresponding technical data sheet. Please store at -20C upon arrival for long term storage.

The peptide is specifically recognized by anti-MLC (Ser-19) phospho-specific antibody (MP4221) in ELISA, and has been shown to block the reactivity of MP4221 during Western blot. In addition, the peptide is recommended for use in blocking MP4221 reactivity in immunocytochemistry.

*All molecular weights (MW) are confirmed by comparison to Bio-Rad Rainbow Markers and to western blot mobilities of known proteins with similar MW.



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