Commercially available DNA-PK assay?

Frank Pajonk fpajonk at
Fri Aug 27 08:08:37 EST 1999

Hi Farid.
> Is anyone aware of a commercially available assay system to examine
> DNA-PK kinase activity. Any info regarding this would be greatly
> appreciated.

Promega is offering a complete kit. Fairly expensive. However, they also
offer the p53-derived oligopeptide separately. The protocol is available
online and if you prepare all the buffers yourself, use Whatman P81
membranes and activated calf thymus DNA, you'll get the assay for much less

Dr. med. Frank Pajonk
Dept. of Radiation Oncology
Experimental Division
UCLA School of Medicine                   

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