Cat. No. 2802
Alternative Name: Agatoxin IVB
Biological ActivitySelective blocker of CaV2.1 P/Q-type calcium channels.
(Modifications: Disulfide bridge between 4 - 20, 12 - 25, 19 - 36, 27 - 34)
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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Barral et al (2001) High-affinity inhibition of glutamate release from corticostriatal synapses by ω-agatoxin TK. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 430 167. PMID: 11711028.
Teramoto et al (1997) A novel type of calcium channel sensitive to ω-agatoxin-TK in cultured rat cerebral cortical neurons. Brain Res. 756 225. PMID: 9187336.
Teramoto et al (1993) A novel peptide from funnel web spider venom, ω-Aga-TK, selectively blocks P-type calcium channels. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comms. 196 134.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for ω-Agatoxin TK include:
Cramer et al (2015) Abnormal excitability and episodic low-frequency oscillations in the cerebral cortex of the tottering mouse. Neuropsychopharmacology 35 5664. PMID: 25855180.
Fakira et al (2012) Purkinje cell dysfunction and delayed death in plasma membrane calcium ATPase 2-heterozygous mice. J Neurosci 51 22. PMID: 22789621.
Grubb and Burrone (2010) Activity-dependent relocation of the axon initial segment fine-tunes neuronal excitability. Mol Cell Neurosci 465 1070. PMID: 20543823.
Maier et al (2010) Sustained glutamate receptor activation down-regulates GABAB receptors by shifting the balance from recycling to lysosomal degradation. J Biol Chem 285 35606. PMID: 20826795.
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