omega-Conotoxin GVIA

Known as: omega CgTX GVIA, geographus toxin, omega-Conus, omega CgTX 
A neurotoxic peptide, which is a cleavage product (VIa) of the omega-Conotoxin precursor protein contained in venom from the marine snail, CONUS… (More)
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2001
2001
Our interest lies in the rational design and synthesis of type-III mimetics of protein and polypeptide structure and function… (More)
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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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1996
Highly Cited
1996
A long-standing question in neurobiology is whether astrocytes respond to the neuronal release of neurotransmitters in vivo. To… (More)
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1995
1995
Characteristics of specific 125I-omega-conotoxin GVIA (125I-omega-CgTX) binding and 125I-omega-CgTX labeling using bifunctional… (More)
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1993
1993
The three-dimensional solution structure is reported for omega-conotoxin GVIA, which is a potent inhibitor of presynaptic calcium… (More)
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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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1992
1992
Previous studies have identified two components of whole-cell Ca2+ current in bovine chromaffin cells. The "standard" component… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Block of Ca2+ channel current by dihydropyridines and by omega-conotoxin (omega-CgTx) was studied in a variety of freshly… (More)
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1988
1988
We describe unique, high-affinity binding sites for omega[125I]conotoxin GVIA in membranes from rat brain and rabbit sympathetic… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
We have studied the voltage-activated influx of Ca2+ into synaptosomes. Rapid 45Ca2+ influx into synaptosomes, measured at 1 sec… (More)
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