Cat. No. 5235
Biological ActivityPotent and selective N-type Ca2+ channel blocker (IC50 ~ 60 nM); selectively and reversibly blocks N-type Ca2+ channels. Does not block T-type Ca2+ channels, K+ channels or Na+ channels. Exhibits analgesic effects in vivo.
(Modifications: Disulfide bridge: 1-16,8-21,15-36)
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Deng et al (2014) Huwentoxin-XVI, an analgesic, highly reversible mammalian N-type calcium channel antagonist from Chinese tarantula Ornithoctonus huwena. Neuropharmacology 79 657. PMID: 24467846.
Jiang et al (2010) Venomics of the spider Ornithoctonus huwena based on transcriptomic versus proteomic analysis. Comp.Biochem.Physiol.Part D Genomics Proteomics 5 81. PMID: 20403776.
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