Cat. No. 1086
Biological ActivitySelective blocker of the big conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channel.
(Modifications: X-1 = pGlu, Disulfide bridge between 7 - 28,13 - 33,17 - 35)
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Suarez-Kurtz et al (1991) Effects of charybdotoxin and iberiotoxin on the spontaneous motility and tonus of different guinea-pig smooth muscle tissues. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 259 439. PMID: 1717682.
Galvez et al (1990) Purification and characterization of a unique, potent, peptidyl probe for the high conductance calcium-activated potassium channel from venom of the scorpion Buthus tamulus. J.Biol.Chem. 265 11083. PMID: 1694175.
If you know of a relevant reference for Iberiotoxin please let us know.
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Iberiotoxin include:
Hirono et al (2015) BK Channels Localize to the Paranodal Junction and Regulate Action Potentials in Myelinated Axons of Cerebellar Purkinje Cells. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 35 7082. PMID: 25948259.
Lai et al (2014) BK channels regulate sinoatrial node firing rate and cardiac pacing in vivo. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 307 H1327. PMID: 25172903.
Needham et al (2014) The role of K+ and Cl- channels in the regulation of retinal arteriolar tone and blood flow. FASEB J 55 2157. PMID: 24609622.
Grassin-Delyle et al (2013) The expression and relaxant effect of bitter taste receptors in human bronchi. Respir Res 14 134. PMID: 24266887.
Kyle et al (2013) Mechanisms underlying activation of transient BK current in rabbit urethral smooth muscle cells and its modulation by IP3-generating agonists. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 305 C609. PMID: 23804200.
Mannowetz et al (2013) Slo1 is the principal potassium channel of human spermatozoa. Elife (Cambridge) 2 e01009. PMID: 24137539.
Wan et al (2013) Reduced vascular smooth muscle BK channel current underlies heart failure-induced vasoconstriction in mice. Mol Pain 27 1859. PMID: 23325318.
Benvindo et al (2011) Relaxant effect and possible mechanism of 17-nor-subincanadine E in rabbit corpora cavernosa. Asian J Androl 13 747. PMID: 21765439.
Zemkova et al (2011) Norepinephrine causes a biphasic change in mammalian pinealocye membrane potential: role of alpha1B-adrenoreceptors, phospholipase C, and Ca2+. Endocrinology 152 3842. PMID: 21828176.
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