Cat. No. 3563
Alternative Name: MgTX
Biological ActivityPotent KV1.3 channel blocker (IC50 = 36 pM). Displays no effect at calcium-activated channels. Reduces VEGF-induced transmembrane calcium influxes and nitric oxide production in human endothelial cells.
(Modifications: Disulfide bridge between 7 - 29, 13 - 34, 17 - 36)
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Garcia-Calvo et al (1993) Purification, characterization, and biosynthesis of Margatoxin, a component of Centruroides margaritatus venom that selectively inhibits voltage-dependent potassium channels. J.Biol.Chem. 268 18866. PMID: 8360176.
Erdogan et al (2005) Margatoxin inhibits VEGF-induced hyperpolarization, proliferation and nitric oxide production of human endothelial cells. J.Vasc.Res. 42 368. PMID: 16043967.
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Keywords: Margatoxin, supplier, Kv1.3, channel, blocker, voltage-gated, potassium, channels, MgTX, MTX
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