Cat. No. 1577
Biological ActivityVanilloid TRPV1 (VR1) receptor antagonist peptide (IC50 ~ 0.1 μM); blocks Ca2+ currents in dorsal root ganglion neurons. Analgesic in vivo.
(Modifications: Trp-6 = C-terminal amide)
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Himmel et al (2002) The arginine-rich hexapeptide R4W2 is a stereoselective antagonist at the vanilloid receptor 1: a Ca2+ imaging study in adult rat dorsal root ganglion neurons. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 301 981. PMID: 12023528.
Planells-Cases et al (2000) Arginine-rich peptides are blockers of VR-1 channels with analgesic activity. FEBS Lett. 481 131. PMID: 10996311.
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