Alpha-bungarotoxin isoform A31 - P60615 (3L21A_BUNMU)


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  • Number of PDB entries for P60615: 21
Binds with high affinity to muscular (tested on Torpedo marmorata, Kd=0.4 nM) and neuronal (tested on chimeric alpha-7/CHRNA7, Kd=0.95 nM) nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) and inhibits acetylcholine from binding to the receptor, thereby impairing neuromuscular and neuronal transmission (PubMed:9305882). It also shows an activity on GABA(A) receptors (PubMed:16549768, PubMed:25634239). It antagonises GABA-activated currents with high potency when tested on primary hippocampal neurons (PubMed:25634239). It inhibits recombinantly expressed GABA(A) receptors composed of alpha-2-beta-2-gamma-2 (GABRA2-GABRB2-GABRG2) subunits with high potency (62.3% inhibition at 20 uM of toxin) (PubMed:25634239). It also shows a weaker inhibition on GABA(A) receptors composed of alpha-1-beta-2-gamma-2 (GABRA1-GABRB2-GABRG2) subunits, alpha-4-beta-2-gamma-2 (GABRA4-GABRB2-GABRG2) subunits, and alpha-5-beta-2-gamma-2 (GABRA5-GABRB2-GABRG2) subunits (PubMed:25634239). A very weak inhibition is also observed on GABA(A) receptor composed of alpha-1-beta-3-gamma-2 (GABRA1-GABRB3-GABRG2) (PubMed:26221036). It has also been shown to bind and inhibit recombinant GABA(A) receptor beta-3/GABRB3 subunit (Kd=about 50 nM) (PubMed:16549768). In addition, it blocks the extracellular increase of dopamine evoked by nicotine only at the higher dose (4.2 uM) (PubMed:9840221). UniProt
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Monomer in solution, homodimer in crystal state. UniProt
  • Organism: Many-banded krait
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