Cat. No. 1078
Alternative Name: TTx
Chemical Name: Octahydro-12-(hydroxymethyl)-2-imino-5,9:7,10a-dimethano-10aH-[1,3]dioxocino[6,5-d]pyrimidine-4,7,10,11,12-pentol
Biological ActivitySelective inhibitor of Na+ channel conductance. Binding is reversible and of high affinity (Kd = 1-10 nM). Blocks in a use-dependent manner.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Merck Index 12 9382.
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Gleitz et al (1996) The protective action of tetrodotoxin and (±)-kavain on anaerobic glycolysis, ATP content and intracellular Na+ and Ca2+ of anoxic brain vesicles. Neuropharmacology 35 1743. PMID: 9076753.
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Keywords: Tetrodotoxin, supplier, Na+, channel, blockers, Sodium, NaV, Channels, voltage-gated, voltage-dependent
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