Catalog Number: 1539
Alternate Names: β-PMTX
Biological Activity
Novel wasp neurotoxin that slows Na+ channel inactivation. Facilitates neuromuscular synaptic transmission and discriminates between rat neuronal and cardiac Na+ channel α-subunits.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Sequence:

    (Modifications: Leu-13 = C-terminal amide)

  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
  • CAS No:
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Additional Information
Licensing Caveats:
Sold with the permission of Suntory Ltd.
Background References
  1. Novel wasp toxin discriminates between neuronal and cardiac sodium channels.
    Kinoshita et al.
    Mol.Pharmacol., 2001;59:1457
  2. Isolation and structure of pompilidotoxins, novel peptide neurotoxins in solitary wasp venoms.
    Konno et al.
    Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun., 1998;250:612
  3. Differential effects of novel wasp toxin on rat hippocampal interneurons.
    Miyawaki et al.
    Neurosci.Lett., 2002;328:25

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