Protein Kinase CβI isozyme human

≥95% (SDS-PAGE), recombinant, expressed in baculovirus infected insect cells, buffered aqueous glycerol solution

PKCβI, Ca2+-activated phospholipid-dependent serine-threonine kinase
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Quality Level


expressed in baculovirus infected insect cells


≥95% (SDS-PAGE)


buffered aqueous glycerol solution

specific activity

≥700 units/mg protein

mol wt

apparent mol wt 79-80 kDa

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.


Gene Information

human ... PRKCB(5579)

Biochem/physiol Actions

Protein Kinase C (PKC) is a serine/threonine kinase that is activated intracellularly by signal transduction pathways that produce DAG from phosphatidylinositol diphosphate (PIP2) and phosphatidylcholine (PC) through the action of various activated phospholipases. Phorbol esters also stimulate PKC. At least 11 PKC isozymes have been identified that differ in primary structure, tissue distribution, subcellular localization, response to extracellular signals, and substrate specificity. The isozymes can be grouped into three subfamilies. Members of the first family require Ca2+ and phospholipid and include PKCα, βI, βII, and γ. Members of the second family are phospholipid-dependent but Ca2+-independent, and include PKCδ, ε, η, and θ. Members of the third family are not activated by either DAG or phorbol esters and include PKCξ, μ, and ι.
Phosphorylation appears to be an important mechanism of regulation of all PKCs. PKC plays a role in the regulation of cell transformation, growth, differentiation, ruffling, vesicle trafficking, apoptosis and gene expression.

Unit Definition

One unit will transfer 1 nmol of phosphate to histone H1 in 1 min at pH 7.4 at 30 °C.

Physical form

Solution in 20 mM HEPES, pH 7.4; 2 mM EDTA, 2 mM EGTA, 5 mM DTT, 100 mM NaCl, 0.05% Triton X-100, and 50% glycerol.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Girdhar K Pandey et al.
Cell research, 17(5), 411-421 (2007-05-09)
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Cecilia D'Angelo et al.
The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology, 48(6), 857-872 (2006-11-10)
Intracellular release of calcium ions belongs to the earliest events in cellular stress perception. The molecular mechanisms integrating signals from different environmental cues and translating them into an optimized response are largely unknown. We report here the functional characterization of...
Yong Xiang et al.
Plant physiology, 144(3), 1416-1428 (2007-05-31)
Plants respond to adverse environments by initiating a series of signaling processes that often involves diverse protein kinases, including calcineurin B-like protein-interacting protein kinases (CIPKs). In this study, putative CIPK genes (OsCIPK01-OsCIPK30) in the rice (Oryza sativa) genome were surveyed...
Yahui Li et al.
Molecular human reproduction, 17(1), 42-56 (2010-08-24)
Members of the testis-specific serine/threonine kinases (Tssk) family may have a role in sperm differentiation in the testis and/or fertilization. To gain insight into the functional relevance of these kinases, their expression was examined both at the mRNA and protein...
Bingfang Xu et al.
Developmental biology, 319(2), 211-222 (2008-06-06)
Targeted deletion of Tssk1 and 2 resulted in male chimeras which produced sperm/spermatogenic cells bearing the mutant allele, however this allele was never transmitted to offspring, indicating infertility due to haploinsufficiency. Morphological defects in chimeras included failure to form elongated...

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