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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
From killers to curers: Peptides from cone snail venoms are potential therapeutic agents for the treatment of neuropathic pain… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Conotoxins (Ctx) form a large family of peptide toxins from cone snail venoms that act on a broad spectrum of ion channels and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The neuroprotective actions of cannabidiol and other cannabinoids were examined in rat cortical neuron cultures exposed to toxic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In the present study we investigated electrophysiologically the nicotinic responses of pyramidal neurons and interneurons… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
N-type calcium channels are omega-conotoxin (omega-CgTx)-sensitive, voltage-dependent ion channels involved in the control of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
  • K. Mackie, B. Hille
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1992
  • Corpus ID: 25518023
The psychoactive properties of Cannabis sativa and its major biologically active constituent, delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol, have… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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