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Biological Activity for pep2-EVKI
pep2-EVKI 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-EVKI
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References for pep2-EVKI
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Collingridge and Isaac (2003) Functional roles of protein interactions with AMPA and kainate receptors. Neurosci.Res. 47 3 PMID: 12941441
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) Interaction of the AMPA receptor subunit GluR2/3 with PDZ domains regulates hippocampal long-term depression. Neuron 34 53 PMID: 11931741
Li et al (1999) AMPA receptor-PDZ interactions in facilitation of spinal sensory synapses. Nat.Neurosci. 2 972 PMID: 10526335
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2 Citations for pep2-EVKI
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for pep2-EVKI include:
Dickinson et al (2009) A novel mechanism of hippocampal LTD involving muscarinic receptor-triggered interactions between AMPARs, GRIP and liprin-alpha. Mol Brain 2 18 PMID: 19534762
Yao et al (2008) PKM ζ maintains late long-term potentiation by N-ethylmaleimide-sensitive factor/GluR2-dependent trafficking of postsynaptic AMPA receptors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 28 7820 PMID: 18667614
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