Charybdotoxin

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Cat.No. 1087 - Charybdotoxin | Glp-Phe-Thr-Asn-Val-Ser-Cys-Thr-Thr-Ser-Lys-Glu-Cys-Trp-Ser-Val-Cys-Gln-Arg-Leu-His-Asn-Thr-Ser-Arg-Gly-Lys-Cys-Met-Asn-Lys-Lys-Cys-Arg-Cys-Tyr-Ser-OH (Disulfide bridge: 7-28, 13-33 and 17-35) | CAS No. 95751-30-7
Description: KCa channel blocker (big conductance)
Alternative Names: ChTx
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Citations (6)
Reviews (1)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity

Specific inhibitor of the big conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channel.

Technical Data

M. Wt 4295.95
Formula C176H277N57O55S7
Sequence XFTNVSCTTSKECWSVCQRLHNTSRGKCMNKKCRCYS

(Modifications: X-1 = Glp, Disulfide bridge between 7 - 28, 13 - 33,17 - 35, Ser-37 = C-terminal OH)

Storage Desiccate at -20°C
CAS Number 95751-30-7
PubChem ID 102594130
InChI Key CNVQLPPZGABUCM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles [H]N1[C@@H](CCC1=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CC=CC=C1)C(=O)N[C@@H]([C@@H](C)O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](C(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CO)C(=O)N[C@H]1CSSC[C@@H]2NC(=O)[C@H](CCCCN)NC(=O)CNC(=O)[C@H](CCCNC(N)=N)NC(=O)[C@H](CO)NC(=O)[C@@H](NC(=O)[C@H](CC(N)=O)NC(=O)[C@H](CC3=CNC=N3)NC(=O)[C@H](CC(C)C)NC(=O)[C@H](CCCNC(N)=N)NC(=O)[C@H](CCC(N)=O)NC(=O)[C@@H]3CSSC[C@H](NC(=O)[C@H](CCCNC(N)=N)NC(=O)[C@H](CSSC[C@H](NC(=O)[C@H](CCC(O)=O)NC(=O)[C@H](CCCCN)NC(=O)[C@H](CO)NC(=O)[C@@H](NC(=O)[C@@H](NC1=O)[C@@H](C)O)[C@@H](C)O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CNC4=C1C=CC=C4)C(=O)N[C@@H](CO)C(=O)N[C@@H](C(C)C)C(=O)N3)NC(=O)[C@H](CCCCN)NC(=O)[C@H](CCCCN)NC(=O)[C@H](CC(N)=O)NC(=O)[C@H](CCSC)NC2=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CC=C(O)C=C1)C(=O)N[C@@H](CO)C(O)=O)[C@@H](C)O

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Solubility Data

Solubility Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water

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References

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Asano et al (1993) Charybdotoxin-sensitive K+ channels regulate the myogenic tone in the resting state of arteries from spontaneously hypertensive rats. Br.J.Pharmacol. 108 214 PMID: 7679030

Gimenez-Gallego et al (1988) Purification, sequence, and model structure of charybdotoxin, a potent selective inhibitor of calcium activated potassium channels. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 85 3329 PMID: 2453055

Miller et al (1985) Charybdotoxin, a protein inhibitor of single Ca2+ activated K+ channels from mammalian skeletal muscle. Nature 313 316 PMID: 2578618


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6 Citations for Charybdotoxin

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Charybdotoxin include:

Pulkkinen et al (2012) The bitter taste receptor (TAS2R) agonists denatonium and chloroquine display distinct patterns of relaxation of the guinea pig trachea. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 303 L956 PMID: 22962016

Mannowetz et al (2013) Slo1 is the principal potassium channel of human spermatozoa. Elife (Cambridge) 2 e01009 PMID: 24137539

Ohya et al (2011) Involvement of dominant-negative spliced variants of the intermediate conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channel, K(Ca)3.1, in immune function of lymphoid cells. J Biol Chem 286 16940 PMID: 21345794

Thompson et al (2015) Small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels in the amygdala mediate pain-inhibiting effects of clinically available R.zole in a rat model of arthritis pain. BMC Dermatol 11 51 PMID: 26311432

Kanthesh et al (2013) Enhanced K(+) secretion in dextran sulfate-induced colitis reflects upregulation of large conductance apical K(+) channels (BK; Kcnma1). Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 305 C972 PMID: 23986198

Manaves et al (2004) Calcium and Vitamin D increase mRNA levels for the growth control hIK1 channel in human epidermal keratinocytes but functional channels are not observed. Sci Rep 4 7 PMID: 15200683


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Excellent BK channel blocker for research purposes.
By Anonymous on 10/15/2018
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Human

Charybdotoxin shows excellent BK channel blocking. For studies comparing blocking and opening of BK channels this is a great one.Soluble in water. Shows high level of BK channel blocking.

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