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Biological Activity for ProTx III
ProTx III is a potent Nav1.7 blocker (IC50 = 2.5 nM). Also inhibits Nav1.1, Nav1.2, Nav1.3 and Nav1.6 in the nanomolar range. Exhibits no effects on Cav channels or nAChR at 5 μM. Demonstrates analgesic activity in vivo; antagonizes effects of scorpion-venom toxin OD1 at Nav1.7.
Technical Data for ProTx III
(Modifications: Disulfide bridge: 2-17, 9-22, 16-29, Ile-33 = C-terminal amide)
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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References for ProTx III
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Cardoso et al (2015) Identification and characterization of ProTx-III [μ-TRTX-Tp1a], a new voltage-gated sodium channel inhibitor from venom of the tarantula thrixopelma pruriens. Mol.Pharmacol. 88 291 PMID: 25979003
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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.