Catalog Number: 0262
Biological Activity
Constituent of various spider toxins. Reported to be specific blocker of glutamate receptors.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 50 mM in water
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Inhibitory effect of 2,4-dihydroxyphenylacetylasparagine, a common moiety of spider toxin, on glutamate binding to rat brain synaptic membranes.
    Pan-Hou et al.
    Neurosci.Lett., 1987;81:199
  2. A spider toxin (JSTX) inhibits L-glutamate uptake by rat brain synaptosomes.
    Pan-Hou et al.
    Brain Res., 1989;476:354
  3. Mechanisms of neurotoxicity of low molecular weight spider toxins.
    Usherwood et al.
    Basic Science in Toxicology. Ed. G.N. Volans, 1990;:569

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