Leiurotoxin 1

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Chemical description:

Sequence: [Cys3-Cys21, Cys8-Cys26, Cys12-Cys28]; H-Ala-Phe-Cys-Asn-Leu-Arg-Met-Cys-Gln-Leu-Ser-Cys-Arg-Ser-Leu-Gly-Leu-Leu-Gly-Lys-Cys-Ile-Gly-Asp-Lys-Cys-Glu-Cys-Val-Lys-His-NH2

Molecular weight:

3423,10 g/mol

Scyllatoxin is a component of the venom of the Israeli scorpion Leiurus quinquestriatus hebraeus and has been reported to inhibit apamin binding to its receptor. Like apamin, it acts as a blocker of Ca2+ activated K+ channels in different cell types.

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