Catalog Number: 3097
Biological Activity
Bacterial toxin that catalyzes ADP-ribosylation of G-proteins Gi, Go and Gt. Impairs G protein heterotrimer interaction with receptors, blocking receptor coupling.
Technical Data
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    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Indentification of the predominant substrate for ADP-ribosylation by islet activating protein.
    Bokoch et al.
    J.Biol.Chem., 1983;258:2072
  2. ADP-ribosyltransferase mutations in the catalytic S-1 subunit of pertussis toxin.
    Barbieri and Cortina
    Infect.Immun., 1988;56:1934
  3. G protein βγ subunits from bovine brain and retina: equivalent catalytic support of ADP-ribosylation of a subunits by pertussis toxin but differential interactions with Gsa.
    Casey et al.
    Biochemistry, 1989;28:611

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  1. Ciliary IFT80 balances canonical versus non-canonical hedgehog signalling for osteoblast differentiation.
    Authors: Yuan Et al.
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2016;7:11024
  2. A simple method for in vivo labelling of infiltrating leukocytes in the mouse retina using indocyanine green dye.
    Authors: Sim Et al.
    Int J Cancer 2015;8:1479
  3. Pathogenic aquaporin-4 reactive T cells are sufficient to induce mouse model of neuromyelitis optica.
    Authors: Jones Et al.
    Acta Neuropathol Commun 2015;3:28
  4. SDF-1α stiffens myeloma bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells through the activation of RhoA-ROCK-Myosin II.
    Authors: Choi Et al.
    J Neurosci 2015;136:E219
  5. G-protein βγ subunits are positive regulators of Kv7.4 and native vascular Kv7 channel activity.
    Authors: Stott Et al.
    Dis Model Mech 2015;112:6497
  6. Protein z exerts pro-angiogenic effects and upregulates CXCR4.
    Authors: Butschkau Et al.
    PLoS One 2014;9:e113554
  7. Tissue-resident exhausted effector memory CD8+ T cells accumulate in the retina during chronic experimental autoimmune uveoretinitis.
    Authors: Boldison Et al.
    J Immunol 2014;192:4541
  8. Cytoskeletal role in protection of the failing heart by β-adrenergic blockade.
    Authors: Cheng Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012;302:H675
  9. Structural elements in the Girk1 subunit that potentiate G protein-gated potassium channel activity.
    Authors: Wydeven Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012;109:21492
  10. Resolvin D2 is a potent endogenous inhibitor for transient receptor potential subtype V1/A1, inflammatory pain, and spinal cord synaptic plasticity in mice: distinct roles of resolvin D1, D2, and E1.
    Authors: Park Et al.
    Neuron 2011;31:18433
  11. β1-Adrenergic receptors activate two distinct signaling pathways in striatal neurons.
    Authors: Meitzen Et al.
    J Neurochem 2011;116:984
  12. Treatment with inverse agonists enhances baseline atrial contractility in transgenic mice with chronic β2-adrenoceptor activation.
    Authors: Nagaraja Et al.
    Nat Commun 1999;127:1099
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