Selective connexin 43 (Cx43) hemichannel blocker; has no effect on gap junction coupling or Panx-1 channels. Reduces mitochondrial potassium influx in cardiomyocytes and attenuates glutamate-triggered ATP release in primary astrocytes. Modestly reduces infarct size in a mouse ischemia model.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 2 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1161.45. 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||0.86 mL||4.3 mL||8.61 mL|
|5 mM||0.17 mL||0.86 mL||1.72 mL|
|10 mM||0.09 mL||0.43 mL||0.86 mL|
|50 mM||0.02 mL||0.09 mL||0.17 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Boengler et al (2013) Connexin 43 impacts on mitochondrial potassium uptake. Front Pharmacol. 4 PMID: 23760924
Wang et al (2013) Selective inhibition of Cx43 hemichannels by Gap19 and its impact on myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury. Basic Res.Cardiol. 108 309 PMID: 23184389
Abudara et al (2014) The connexin43 mimetic peptide Gap19 inhibits hemichannels without altering gap junctional communication in astrocytes. Front Cell Neurosci. 8 PMID: 25374505
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