Cat. No. 1950
Biological ActivityPeptide, corresponding to residues 63 - 75 of connexin 43, which is a gap junction blocker. Attenuates rhythmic contractile activity of rabbit arterial smooth muscle (IC50 = 28.4 mM). Also inhibits IP3-induced ATP release, without inhibiting gap junctional coupling in endothelial cells.
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Braet et al (2003) Photoliberating inositol-1,4,5-trisphosphate triggers ATP release that is blocked by the connexin mimetic peptide gap 26. Cell Calcium 33 37. PMID: 12526886.
Chaytor et al (1997) Peptides homologous to extracellular loop motifs of connexin 43 reversibly abolish rhythmic contractile activity in rabbit arteries. J.Physiol. 503 99. PMID: 9288678.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Gap 26 include:
Jones et al (2015) Evidence for bystander signalling between human trophoblast cells and human embryonic stem cells. Sci Rep 5 11694. PMID: 26170169.
Thuringer et al (2015) Oncogenic extracellular HSP70 disrupts the gap-junctional coupling between capillary cells. BMC Vet Res 6 10267. PMID: 25868858.
Sakatani et al (2008) Neural-activity-dependent release of S100B from astrocytes enhances kainate-induced gamma oscillations in vivo. J Neurosci 28 10928. PMID: 18945900.
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