PGC1 alpha Products

PGC1 alpha Antibody
PGC1 alpha Antibody
Species: Hu, Mu, Rt, Po, Gt, Ha, Sq, Ca, Eq, Pm
Applications: WB, ChIP, Flow, Flow-IC, ICC/IF, IHC, IHC-Fr, IHC-P, IP, KO
Host: Rabbit Polyclonal
PGC1 alpha Antibody
PGC1 alpha Antibody
Species: Hu, Mu, Rt, Po, Bv, Ca
Applications: WB, Flow, ICC/IF, IHC, IHC-P, PEP-ELISA
Host: Goat Polyclonal
PGC1 alpha [p Ser571] Antibod ...
PGC1 alpha [p Ser571] Antibody [Un...
Species: Hu
Applications: WB
Host: Rabbit Polyclonal
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Recombinant Human PGC1 alpha ...
Recombinant Human PGC1 alpha Protein
Species: Hu
Applications: WB, ELISA, PA, AP


Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma coactivator 1-alpha (PGC-1alpha), PPAR-gamma coactivator 1-alpha, PPARGC-1-alpha (theoretical molecular weight 91 kDa) belongs to a family of transcription coactivators which includes two other proteins; PGC-1beta and PGC-1-related coactivators. PGC1 alpha interacts with various transcription factors (e.g., FOXO1, PPAR-(alpha, delta and gamma), LXR and FXR), promoting the transactivation of their specific target genes (1). As a transcription coactivator, PGC1 alpha is found in the nucleus where it interacts with transcriptional activators and chromatin modifiers such as p300/CBP and SRC-1 to induce targeted gene expression (1, 2). Transcription factors which interact with PGC1 alpha are involved in several functions related to cellular energy homeostasis including mitochondrial biogenesis, glucose and fatty acid metabolism, and skeletal muscle remodeling. Upstream regulators of PGC1 alpha activity include proteins that play a central role as energy sensors including SIRT1 and AMPK which, through different mechanisms, induce PGC1 alpha activity (3).

PGC1 alpha is highly expressed in skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle, and brown adipose tissue, all tissues with high oxidative capacity (1, 2). PGC1 alpha is also induced by energy taxing physiological states, for example increased physical activity, reduced body temperature, and reduced food intake (3). Because of its role in pathways controlling cellular energy expenditure, PGC1 alpha dysfunction has been associated with pathophysiological conditions such as type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome (3).


1.Liang, H., & Ward, W. F. (2006). PGC-1alpha: A key regulator of energy metabolism. American Journal of Physiology - Advances in Physiology Education.

2.Arany, Z., He, H., Lin, J., Hoyer, K., Handschin, C., Toka, O.,... Spiegelman, B. M. (2005). Transcriptional coactivator PGC-1alpha controls the energy state and contractile function of cardiac muscle. Cell Metabolism.

3.Canto, C., & Auwerx, J. (2009). PGC-1alpha, SIRT1 and AMPK, an energy sensing network that controls energy expenditure. Current Opinion in Lipidology.


Uniprot Human
Product By Gene ID 10891
Alternate Names
  • L-PGC-1alpha
  • PPARgamma coactivator 1alpha
  • peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma coactivator 1 alpha transcript variant B4-3ext
  • peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma coactivator 1 alpha transcript variant B4-8a
  • peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma coactivator 1 alpha transcript variant B5-NT
  • PGC-1(alpha)
  • PGC1
  • PGC-1v
  • PGC1A
  • PPARGC-1-alpha
  • PPAR gamma coactivator-1
  • PGC-1-alpha
  • PPAR gamma coactivator variant form
  • LEM6
  • peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma coactivator 1-alpha
  • Ligand effect modulator 6
  • ligand effect modulator-6
  • peroxisome proliferative activated receptor, gamma, coactivator 1, alpha
  • PGC1APGC-1(alpha)
  • PGC1peroxisome proliferative activated receptor, gamma, coactivator 1
  • PPAR-gamma coactivator 1-alpha
  • peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma, coactivator 1 alpha

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