omega-Conotoxins

Known as: omega Conotoxins, omega Conotoxin, omega-Conotoxins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A family of structurally related neurotoxic peptides from mollusk venom that inhibit voltage-activated entry of calcium into the presynaptic membrane… (More)
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1987-2009
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2003
2003
Neurotransmitter release from preganglionic parasympathetic neurons is resistant to inhibition by selective antagonists of L-, N… (More)
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2001
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2001
Despite the role of excitatory transmission to the nucleus accumbens (NAc) in the actions of most drugs of abuse, the presence… (More)
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2000
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2000
omega-Conotoxins selective for N-type calcium channels are useful in the management of severe pain. In an attempt to expand the… (More)
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1995
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1995
1. We have used dendrite-attached patch-clamp techniques to record single Na+ and Ca2+ channel activity from the apical dendrites… (More)
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1994
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1994
Block of N-type Ca channels by omega-conotoxin GVIA (CgTx) was studied in freshly dissociated bullfrog and rat sympathetic… (More)
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1994
1994
1. Synaptically evoked responses to stimulation of the oculomotor nerve were recorded from the ciliary nerve in chick embryos… (More)
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1993
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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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1992
1992
1. The neurohypophysis comprises the nerve terminals of hypothalamic neurosecretory cells, which contain arginine vasopressin… (More)
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1988
1988
The effects of some organic calcium channel blockers and a toxin on synaptic transmission were examined in hippocampal slices… (More)
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1987
1987
The present studies on electrophysiological and pharmacological differences of the three types of Ca-currents (N-, L- and T-types… (More)
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