Neuronal nicotinic receptor antagonist that displays selectivity for the α9α10 subtype (IC50 values are 19, 140, 980, 4200 and 7300 nM for α9α10, α6/α3β2β3, α6/α3β4, α3β4 and α3β2 subtypes respectively). Alleviates neuropathic pain in three rat models of human neuropathic pain and accelerates functional recovery of injured neurons.
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(Modifications: Cys-16 - C-terminal amide, Disulfide bridge between 2 - 8, 3 - 16)
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Sandall et al (2003) A novel α-conotoxin identified by gene sequencing is active in suppressing the vascular response to selective stimulation of sensory nerves in vivo. Biochemistry 42 6904 PMID: 12779345
Nevin et al (2007) Are α9α10 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors a pain target for α-conotoxins? Mol.Pharmacol 72 1406 PMID: 17804600
Halai et al (2009) Scanning mutagenesis of α-conotoxin Vc1.1 reveals residues crucial for activity at the α9α10 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor J.Biol.Chem. 284 20275 PMID: 19447885
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Zachary and Fuchs (2015) Re-Emergent Inhibition of Cochlear Inner Hair Cells in a Mouse Model of Hearing Loss. J Neurosci 35 9701 PMID: 26134652
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Peripheral sensitization is the reduction in the threshold of excitability of sensory neurons that results in an augmented response to a given external stimulus. This poster outlines the excitatory and inhibitory signaling pathways involved in modulation of peripheral sensitization. The role of ion channels, GPCRs, neurotrophins, and cytokines in sensory neurons are also described.