Cat. No. 2549
Alternative Name: z-Pseudosubstrate inhibitory peptide
Biological ActivityNovel, cell-permeable inhibitor of protein kinase Mζ (PKMζ), a constitutively active, atypical PKC isozyme involved in LTP maintenance. Selectively blocks PKMζ-induced synaptic potentiation in hippocampal slices in vitro. Reverses late-phase LTP (IC50 = 1 - 2.5 μM) and produces persistent loss of 1-day-old spatial memory following central administration in vivo. Control and biotinylated peptides (Cat. Nos. 3215 and 3290) also available.
(Modifications: Ser-1 = Myr-Ser)
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Pastalkova et al (2006) Storage of spatial information by the maintenance mechanism of LTP. Science 313 1141. PMID: 16931766.
Serrano et al (2005) Persistent phosphorylation by protein kinase Mz maintains late-phase long-term potentiation. J.Neurosci. 25 1979. PMID: 15728837.
Ling et al (2002) Protein kinase Mz is necessary and sufficient for LTP maintenance. Nature Neurosci. 5 295.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for ZIP include:
Chen et al (2015) Involvement of protein kinase ζ in the maintenance of hippocampal long-term potentiation in rats with chronic visceral hypersensitivity. Mol Pain 113 3047. PMID: 25761958.
Han et al (2015) Plasticity-Related PKMζ Signaling in the Insular Cortex Is Involved in the Modulation of Neuropathic Pain after Nerve Injury. J Neurophysiol 2015 601767. PMID: 26457205.
Lee et al (2013) Prkcz null mice show normal learning and memory. Nature 493 416. PMID: 23283171.
Laferrière et al (2011) PKMζ is essential for spinal plasticity underlying the maintenance of persistent pain. Autophagy 7 99. PMID: 22185613.
Balaban et al Homolog of protein kinase Mζ maintains context aversive memory and underlying long-term facilitation in terrestrial snail Helix. Front Cell Neurosci 9 222. PMID: 26157359.
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Keywords: ZIP, supplier, Cell-permeable, inhibitors, inhibits, atypical, PKC, isozyme, PKMzeta, Protein, Kinases, C, Tocris Bioscience, Protein Kinase C Inhibitor products
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