Cat. No. 1085
Biological ActivityPeptide neurotoxin; selectively and reversibly blocks N-type calcium channels (IC50 = 0.15 nM). Reduces (RS)-3,5-DHPG (Cat. No. 0342)-induced long term depression in vivo.
(Modifications: X = Hyp, Disulfide bridge between 1 - 16, 8 - 19, 15 - 26, Tyr-27 = C-terminal amide)
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Tsien et al (1988) Multiple types of neuronal calcium channels and their selective modulation. TiNS 11 431. PMID: 2469160.
Sato et al (1993) Role of basic residues for the binding of omega-conotoxin GVIA to N-type calcium channels. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm. 194 1292. PMID: 8394704.
Wright and Angu (1997) Prolonged cardiovascular effects of the N-type Ca2+ channel antagonist ω-conotoxin GVIA in conscious rabbits. J.Cardiovasc.Pharmacol. 30 392. PMID: 9300325.
Connelly et al (2011) Distinct mechanisms contribute to agonist and synaptically induced metabotropic glutamate receptor long-term depression. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 667 160. PMID: 21575629.
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Keywords: w-Conotoxin GVIA, supplier, Ca2+, channel, blockers, N-type, Calcium, CaV, Channels, voltage-gated, voltage-dependent, omega-Conotoxin, ω-conotoxin, GVIA, neurotoxins