Scorpion toxins that block transient currents (I(A)) of rat cerebellum granular cells.

This communication is a revision of the state-of-the-art knowledge of the field of scorpion toxins specific for the K(+)-channels, responsible for the I(A) currents of granular cells of rat cerebellum, maintained in vitro culture. There are 6 members of the sub-family alpha-KTx15 known to affect the I(A) currents. They are: toxins Aa1 from Androctonus… CONTINUE READING