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Chemical description:

Sequence: [Cys3-Cys17, Cys9-Cys22,Cys16-Cys32] - H-Gly-Gly-Cys-Leu-Pro-His-Asn-Arg-Phe-Cys-Asn-Ala-Leu-Ser-Gly-Pro-Arg-Cys-Cys-Ser-Gly-Leu-Lys-Cys-Lys-Glu-Leu-Ser-Ile-Trp-Asp-Ser-Arg-Cys-Leu-NH2

Molecular weight:

3818,50 g/mol

Agelenin has been isolated from the venom of the Agelenidae spider Agelena opulenta. This toxin suppresses the excitatory postsynaptic potentials possibly by blocking the presynaptic calcium channel.

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