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Biological Activity for pep2-SVKI
pep2-SVKI is an inhibitor peptide corresponding to last 10 amino acids of the C-terminus of the GluA2 AMPA receptor subunit. Disrupts binding of GluA2 (at the C-terminal PDZ site) with glutamate receptor interacting protein (GRIP), AMPA receptor binding protein (ABP) and protein interacting with C kinase (PICK1). Increases amplitude of AMPA receptor-mediated currents and blocks long-term depression (LTD).
Control Peptide also available.
Technical Data for pep2-SVKI
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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References for pep2-SVKI
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
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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4 Citations for pep2-SVKI
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for pep2-SVKI 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
Grey and Burrell (2010) Co-induction of LTP and LTD and its regulation by protein kinases and phosphatases. J Neurophysiol 103 2737 PMID: 20457859
McElligott et al (2010) Distinct forms of Gq-receptor-dependent plasticity of excitatory transmission in the BNST are differentially affected by stress. J Neurosci 107 2271 PMID: 20133871
Xia et al (2007) Activity-dependent synaptic plasticity in retinal ganglion cells. J Neurosci 27 12221 PMID: 17989288
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