The Wiskott–Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP) family is involved in various pathways that regulate actin cytoskeletal organization. This family includes WASP, N-WASP, and three WAVE/SCAR isoforms, WAVEs 1, 2, and 3. WAVE proteins play key roles in actin-mediated cell events, such as membrane ruffling and lamellipodia formation. WAVEs contain an N-terminal WAVE homology domain, a basic domain, a Proline-rich region, and carboxy terminal verprolin, cofilin, and acidic (VCA) region. WAVEs are thought to act downstream of the Rac GTPase, connecting Rac activation to induction of Arp 2/3-mediated actin polymerization. Regulation of WAVE activity can occur through tyrosine phosphorylation. Src phosphorylation of WAVE1 at Tyr-125 enhances binding to the Arp2/3 complex, and is required for WAVE inhibition of Arp2/3-mediated stress fiber formation. By contrast, WAVE2 phosphorylation of Tyr-150 by Abl may enhance Arp2/3 complex actin nucleation and microspike formation in fibroblasts. Thus, site-specific tyrosine phosphorylation may be important for controlling specific activities of WAVE proteins.
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*All molecular weights (MW) are confirmed by comparison to Bio-Rad Rainbow Markers and to western blot mobilities of known proteins with similar MW.
Product References:RS3251 Kawasaki, H. et al. (2013) World J Gastroenter. 19(17):2629. WB, ICC: mouse intestinal myofibroblasts
RS3251 Estrada-Bernal, A. et al. (2011) J Neurooncol. 102:353. Western Blot
WP1731 Spillane, M. et al. (2011) Dev Neurobiol. 71(9):747. ICC: chick dorsal root ganglia
WP1821 Bae, H.B. et al. (2011) FASEB J. 25(12):4358. WB: mouse peritoneal macrophages
This kit contains:
|CATALOG#||DESCRIPTION||SIZE||APPLICATIONS||SPECIES REACTIVITY||MW (kDa)|
|WAVE1 (N-terminal region) Rabbit pAb||50 μl||WB, E, ICC||Hu, Rt, Ms||80|
|WAVE1 (Tyr-125), phospho-specific Rabbit pAb||50 μl||WB, E, ICC||Hu, Rt, Ms||78|
|WAVE2 (Central region) Rabbit pAb||50 μl||WB, E, ICC||Hu, Rt, Ms||78|
|WAVE2 (Tyr-150)[conserved site], phospho-specific Rabbit pAb||50 μl||WB, E, ICC||Hu, Rt, Ms||78|
|Anti-Rabbit Ig Light-Chain Specific:HRP Mouse mAb||100 μl||WB, E, ICC, IHC||Rb|
The WAVE phospho-regulation antibody sampler kit can be used to examine phosphorylation of WAVE1 at Tyr-125 and Tyr-150, as well as the conserved sites in WAVE2 and WAVE3. The kit also includes polyclonal antibodies to monitor total expression levels of WAVE1 and WAVE2.