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- Reimers, C. et al. (2017) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 114, E3507.
- Alomone Labs Cono RPRF-amide positively modulates ASIC3 channels expressed in Xenopus oocytes.A. Representative time course of Cono RPRF-amide (#STC-170) potentiation of ASIC3 current. Membrane potential was held at -60 mV, current was elicited every 100 sec by a transient application of pH 5.5, and reversibly potentiated by a 60 sec application of 50 µM Cono RPRF-amide, as indicated. B. Superimposed traces of ASIC3 currents before (black) and following (green) application of 50 µM Cono RPRF-amide, which significantly extends the current following stimulation (arrow). Taken from the experiment in A.
- Alomone Labs Cono RF-amide peptides positively modulate ASIC3 channels expressed in Xenopus oocytes.Representative superimposed traces of ASIC3 currents before (black) and following a 60 sec application of 50 µM Cono RPRF-amide (#STC-170), Cono VGRPRF-amide (#STC-172) or Cono AIVGRPRF-amide (#STC-174) (green), which significantly extend the current evoked by a transient application of pH 5.5 (arrow), at membrane potential of -80 mV.
Cono RPRF-amide conotoxin is a peptide toxin originally isolated from the venom of the cone snail Conus textile. It strongly potentiates ASIC3 by directly binding to the channel, thus modulating the proton-activated current. Cono RPRF-amide belongs to the subgroup of cono-RFamides containing C-terminal sequence of four amino acids and a C-terminal Arg–Phe–NH2 (RFa) motif. Research shows that injection of the cono-RFamide in mice muscle enhanced acid-induced muscle pain1.
ASIC channels are proton-gated Na+ channels directly activated by extracellular protons. They are expressed throughout the CNS and the peripheral nervous system. They are responsible for synaptic transmission and detection of painful acidosis. ASICs play an important role in several physiological and pathological conditions including synaptic plasticity and learning, fear conditioning, and neurodegeneration associated with ischemic stroke1,2.
Cono RPRF-amide (#STC-170) is a highly pure, synthetic, and biologically active peptide toxin.
- Anti-ASIC3 Antibody (#ASC-018)
- Guinea pig Anti-ASIC3 Antibody (#ASC-018-GP)
- APETx2 (#STA-160)
- GMQ hydrochloride (#G-165)
- ASIC3 Channel Basic Research Pack (#ESB-201)
- ASIC3 Channel Premium Research Pack (#ESP-201)
- ASIC Channel Modulator Explorer Kit (#EK-113)
- ASIC Channel Antibody Explorer Kit (#AK-226)