Peptide, 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 μM). Also inhibits IP3-induced ATP release, without inhibiting gap junctional coupling in endothelial cells.
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solubility||Soluble to 2 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1550.79. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||0.64 mL||3.22 mL||6.45 mL|
|5 mM||0.13 mL||0.64 mL||1.29 mL|
|10 mM||0.06 mL||0.32 mL||0.64 mL|
|50 mM||0.01 mL||0.06 mL||0.13 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
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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3 Citations for Gap 26
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Gap 26 include:
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
Jones et al (2015) Evidence for bystander signalling between human trophoblast cells and human embryonic stem cells. Sci Rep 5 11694 PMID: 26170169
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