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Biological Activity for pep2-AVKI
pep2-AVKI is an inhibitor peptide that selectively disrupts binding of the AMPA receptor subunit GluA2 (at the C-terminal PDZ site) to protein interacting with C kinase (PICK1). Does not affect binding of GluA2 to GRIP or ABP and does not increase AMPA current amplitude or affect long term depression (LTD).
Technical Data for pep2-AVKI
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References for pep2-AVKI
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Daw et al (2000) PDZ proteins interacting with C-terminal GluR2/3 are involved in a PKC-dependent regulation of AMPA receptors at hippocampal synapses. Neuron 28 873 PMID: 11163273
Hanley et al (2002) NSF ATPase and α-/β-SNAPs disassemble the AMPA receptor-PICK1 complex. Neuron 34 53 PMID: 11931741
Kim et al (2001) Interaction of the AMPA receptor subunit GluR2/3 with PDZ domains regulates hippocampal long-term depression. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 98 11725 PMID: 11573007
Li et al (1999) AMPA receptor-PDZ interactions in facilitation of spinal sensory synapses. Nat.Neurosci. 2 972 PMID: 10526335
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