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Biological Activity for pep2m
Peptide inhibitor of the interaction between the C-terminus of the GluA2 (AMPA receptor) subunit and N-ethylmaleimide-sensitive fusion protein (NSF), a protein that regulates AMPA receptor function. Reduces postsynaptic currents in CA1 neurons, AMPA-mediated currents in cultured hippocampal neurons and AMPA receptor surface expression.
Control Peptide also available.
Technical Data for pep2m
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References for pep2m
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
Luscher et al (1999) Role of AMPA receptor cycling in synaptic transmission and plasticity. Neuron 24 649 PMID: 10595516
Luthi et al (1999) Hippocampal LTD expression involves a pool of AMPARs regulated by the NSF-GluR2 interaction. Neuron 24 389 PMID: 10571232
Nishimune et al (1998) NSF binding to GluR2 regulates synaptic transmission. Neuron 21 87 PMID: 9697854
Noel et al (1999) Surface expression of AMPA receptors in hippocampal neurons is regulated by an NSF-dependent mechanism. Neuron 23 365 PMID: 10399941
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1 Citation for pep2m
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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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