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Biological Activity for ProTx II
ProTx II is a selective NaV1.7 channel blocker. Shifts activation gating positively and decreases current magnitude. Displays 100-fold selectivity over other sodium channel subtypes.
Technical Data for ProTx II
(Modifications: Disulfide bridges: 2-16, 9-21, 15-25)
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for ProTx II
|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water|
References for ProTx II
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Smith et al (2007) Molecular interactions of the gating modifier toxin ProTx-II with NaV 1.5: implied existence of a novel toxin binding site coupled to activation. J.Biol.Chem. 282 12687 PMID: 17339321
Edgerton et al (2008) Evidence for multiple effects of ProTxII on activation gating in NaV 1.5. Toxicon. 52 489 PMID: 18657562
Schmalhofer et al (2008) ProTx-II, a selective inhibitor of NaV 1.7 sodium channels, blocks action potential propagation in nociceptors. Mol.Pharmacol. 74 1476 PMID: 18728100
Xu et al (2019) Structural basis of Nav1.7 inhibition by a gating-modifier spider toxin. Cell. 176 702 PMID: 30661758
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2 Citations for ProTx II
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for ProTx II include:
Shen et al (2019) Structures of human Nav1.7 channel in complex with auxiliary subunits and animal toxins. Science 363 1303 PMID: 30765606
Li et al (2017) Membrane protein Nav1.7 contributes to the persistent post-surgical pain regulated by p-p65 in dorsal root ganglion (DRG) of SMIR rats model. BMC Anesthesiol 17 150 PMID: 29115943
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Epilepsy is a brain disease that affects 60 million people globally. More than 20 anti-seizure drugs are currently available, but these do not address the underlying causes of the condition. This poster summarizes current knowledge about the development of the condition and highlights some approaches that have disease-modifying effects in proof-of-concept studies.