ULK1 Products

ULK1 Antibody
ULK1 Antibody
Species: Hu, Mu, Pm
Applications: WB, ICC/IF, IHC, IHC-P
Host: Rabbit Polyclonal
ULK1 Antibody
ULK1 Antibody
Species: Hu, Mu, Rt
Applications: WB, Flow, ICC/IF, IHC-P
Host: Rabbit Polyclonal
ULK1 Overexpression Lysate
ULK1 Overexpression Lysate
Species: Hu
Applications: WB
Recombinant Human ULK1 GST (N ...
Recombinant Human ULK1 GST (N-Term...
Species: Hu
Applications: WB, ELISA, PA, AP
ULK1 Recombinant Protein Anti ...
ULK1 Recombinant Protein Antigen
Species: Hu
Applications: AC


ULK1 belongs to the serine/threonine protein kinase family. It is involved in axon growth and plays an essential role in neurite branching during sensory axon outgrowth. Knockdown of ULK1 results in impaired endocytosis of nerve growth factor (NGF), excessive axon arborization, and severely stunted axon elongation indicating that ULK1 mediates a non clathrin coated endocytosis in sensory growth cones. Knockdown of ULK1 also inhibits the autophagic response. It appears to act as a convergence point for multiple signals that regulate autophagy, and in turn interacts with a large number of autophagy related (Atg) proteins.


Entrez Mouse
Uniprot Human
Product By Gene ID 8408
Alternate Names
  • ATG1 autophagy related 1 homolog
  • ATG1
  • ATG1A
  • EC 2.7.11
  • EC
  • FLJ38455
  • FLJ46475
  • KIAA0722
  • serine/threonine-protein kinase ULK1
  • unc-51 (C. elegans)-like kinase 1
  • UNC51
  • Unc51.1
  • unc-51-like kinase 1 (C. elegans)
  • Unc-51-like kinase 1

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Related ULK1 Blog Posts

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The Many Connections Between Autophagy and Kidney Disease
By Yoskaly Lazo-Fernandez, PhD The first description of what is called today an autophagosome was given in a paper published in 1957. Its author employed electron microscopy to observe the neonatal features of mous...    Read more.
Autophagy independent roles of the core ATG proteins
By Christina Towers, PhD. Autophagy and ATG ProteinsAutophagy is a nutrient recycling process that cells use to fuel metabolism, particularly in response to nutrient deprivation.  It is critical for removal of dam...    Read more.

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Best Methods to Induce and Inhibit Autophagy Pharmacologically
By Christina Towers, PhD Autophagy facilitates the degradation and recycling of damaged cytoplasmic material. The multistep process includes a double membrane structure called an autophagosome that engulfs pr...    Read more.
Animal Models to Study Autophagy
By Christina Towers, PhD What is autophagy?Autophagy is the catabolic process that degrades cytoplasmic material via the lysosome. The process of macroautophagy was originally characterized in yeast, where the...    Read more.
Autophagy Research Update: What a difference a year makes!
By Christina Towers, PhD Over the last two decades the field of autophagy has exploded! Innovative techniques, comprehensive analysis and disease-relevant models have yielded basic and clinical discoveries of conseque...    Read more.
ULK1 - mammalian homologue of the yeast ATG1 kinase
Autophagy is an important cellular process involved in degradation and recycling of cellular macromolecules in response to stress or starvation. Autophagy is carried out in four main phases: phagophore nucleation, autophagosome elongation, docking...    Read more.
VPS34 - autophagy initiator and regulator of endosomal trafficking
VPS34, vacuolar protein sorting 34, is the only identified Class III phosphoinositide-3 kinase (PI3K) in mammals and is ubiquitously expressed in all eukaryotic cells. VPS34 is a 100 kDa protein responsible for phosphorylating phosphatidylinositol...    Read more.
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