Conotoxin

Known as: Conotoxins, Conotoxins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Peptide neurotoxins from the marine fish-hunting snails of the genus CONUS. They contain 13 to 29 amino acids which are strongly basic and are highly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Conotoxins are small disulfide-rich neurotoxic peptides, which can bind to ion channels with very high specificity and modulate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) with putative alpha3 beta4-subunits have been implicated in the mediation of… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Activation of presynaptic nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) can induce the release of neurotransmitters such as dopamine… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We have isolated a 16-amino acid peptide from the venom of the marine snail Conus magus which potently blocks nicotinic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Inhibition of voltage-dependent calcium channels by omega-conotoxin MVIIC (omega-CTx-MVIIC) was studied in various types of rat… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
1. The membrane properties of substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc) neurones were recorded in guinea-pig in vitro brain slices. 2… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Monoclonal antibodies were produced that recognize a membrane protein of 35,000 Da (p35) expressed in brain and adrenal medulla… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Of the four major types of Ca channel described in vertebrate cells (designated T, L, N, and P), N-type Ca channels are unique in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Blockade of Ca2+ channels by omega-conotoxin GVIA, a 27 amino acid peptide from the venom of the marine snail Conus geographus… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The omega-conotoxins from the venom of fish-hunting cone snails are probably the most useful of presently available ligands for… (More)
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