Cat. No. 1087
Alternative Name: ChTx
Biological ActivitySpecific inhibitor of the big conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channel.
(Modifications: X-1 = Glp, Disulfide bridge between 7 - 28, 13 - 33,17 - 35, Ser-37 = C-terminal OH)
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Asano et al (1993) Charybdotoxin-sensitive K+ channels regulate the myogenic tone in the resting state of arteries from spontaneously hypertensive rats. Br.J.Pharmacol. 108 214. PMID: 7679030.
Gimenez-Gallego et al (1988) Purification, sequence, and model structure of charybdotoxin, a potent selective inhibitor of calcium activated potassium channels. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 85 3329. PMID: 2453055.
Miller et al (1985) Charybdotoxin, a protein inhibitor of single Ca2+ activated K+ channels from mammalian skeletal muscle. Nature 313 316. PMID: 2578618.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Charybdotoxin include:
Thompson et al (2015) Small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels in the amygdala mediate pain-inhibiting effects of clinically available riluzole in a rat model of arthritis pain. BMC Dermatol 11 51. PMID: 26311432.
Mannowetz et al (2013) Slo1 is the principal potassium channel of human spermatozoa. Elife (Cambridge) 2 e01009. PMID: 24137539.
Ohya et al (2011) Involvement of dominant-negative spliced variants of the intermediate conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channel, K(Ca)3.1, in immune function of lymphoid cells. J Biol Chem 286 16940. PMID: 21345794.
Manaves et al (2004) Calcium and Vitamin D increase mRNA levels for the growth control hIK1 channel in human epidermal keratinocytes but functional channels are not observed. Sci Rep 4 7. PMID: 15200683.
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