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Biological Activity for ZIP
ZIP is a novel, cell-permeable inhibitor of protein kinase Mζ (PKMζ), a constitutively active, atypical PKC isozyme involved in LTP maintenance. Selectively blocks PKMζ-induced synaptic potentiation in hippocampal slices in vitro. Reverses late-phase LTP (IC50 = 1 - 2.5 μM) and produces persistent loss of 1-day-old spatial memory following central administration in vivo.
Technical Data for ZIP
(Modifications: Ser-1 = Myr-Ser)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for ZIP
|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water|
References for ZIP
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Serrano et al (2005) Persistent phosphorylation by protein kinase Mz maintains late-phase long-term potentiation. J.Neurosci. 25 1979 PMID: 15728837
Pastalkova et al (2006) Storage of spatial information by the maintenance mechanism of LTP. Science 313 1141 PMID: 16931766
Ling et al (2002) Protein kinase Mz is necessary and sufficient for LTP maintenance. Nature Neurosci. 5 295
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8 Citations for ZIP
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for ZIP include:
Lee et al (2013) Prkcz null mice show normal learning and memory. Nature 493 416 PMID: 23283171
Grosso et al (2015) The higher order auditory cortex is involved in the assignment of affective value to sensory stimuli. Nat Commun 6 8886 PMID: 26619940
Balaban et al Homolog of protein kinase Mζ maintains context aversive memory and underlying long-term facilitation in terrestrial snail Helix. Front Cell Neurosci 9 222 PMID: 26157359
Awasthi et al (2019) Synaptotagmin-3 drives AMPA receptor endocytosis, depression of synapse strength, and forgetting. Science 363 PMID: 30545844
Mirza et al (2017) Combined inhibition of atypical PKC and histone deacetylase 1 is cooperative in basal cell carcinoma treatment. JCI Insight 2 PMID: 29093271
Laferrière et al (2011) PKMζ is essential for spinal plasticity underlying the maintenance of persistent pain. Autophagy 7 99 PMID: 22185613
Han et al (2015) Plasticity-Related PKMζ Signaling in the Insular Cortex Is Involved in the Modulation of Neuropathic Pain after Nerve Injury. J Neurophysiol 2015 601767 PMID: 26457205
Chen et al (2015) Involvement of protein kinase ζ in the maintenance of hippocampal long-term potentiation in rats with chronic visceral hypersensitivity. Mol Pain 113 3047 PMID: 25761958
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