Cat. No. 5353

Gap19 Lys-Gln-Ile-Glu-Ile-Lys-Lys-Phe-Lys

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Biological Activity

Selective connexin 43 (Cx43) hemichannel blocker; has no effect on gap junction coupling or Panx-1 channels. Reduces mitochondrial potassium influx in cardiomyocytes and attenuates glutamate-triggered ATP release in primary astrocytes. Modestly reduces infarct size in a mouse ischemia model.

Technical Data

Soluble to 2 mg/ml in water
Store at -20°C

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Abudara et al (2014) The connexin43 mimetic peptide Gap19 inhibits hemichannels without altering gap junctional communication in astrocytes. Front Cell Neurosci. 8. PMID: 25374505.

Boengler et al (2013) Connexin 43 impacts on mitochondrial potassium uptake. Front Pharmacol. 4. PMID: 23760924.

Wang et al (2013) Selective inhibition of Cx43 hemichannels by Gap19 and its impact on myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury. Basic Res.Cardiol. 108 309. PMID: 23184389.

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Keywords: Gap19, supplier, Selective, Cx43, hemichannels, blockers, blocks, Connexin43, Panx-1, gap, junctions, Tocris Bioscience, Gap Channel Blocker products

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