Catalog Number: 1476
Biological Activity
Peptide derived from connexin 43 that is a selective gap junction blocker. Attenuates ACh-induced arterial relaxation and reduces K+-mediated smooth muscle repolarization in endothelium-intact vessels in vitro.
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    Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
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    Desiccate at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Central role of heterocellular gap junctional communication in endothelium-dependent relaxations of rabbit arteries.
    Chaytor et al.
    J.Physiol., 1998;508:561
  2. Biochemical and functional characterization of intercellular adhesion and gap junctions in fibroblasts.
    Ko et al.
    Am.J.Physiol.Cell Physiol., 2000;279:C147
  3. Suppression of K+-induced hyperpolarization by phenylephrine in rat mesenteric artery: relevance to studies of endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor.
    Richards et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2001;134:1

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Gap 27 include:

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  1. Sessile alveolar macrophages communicate with alveolar epithelium to modulate immunity.
    Authors: Westphalen Et al.
    Nature 2014;506:503

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