Dendrotoxins are a class of presynaptic neurotoxins produced by mamba snakes (Dendroaspis) that block particular subtypes of voltage-gated potassium channels in neurons, thereby enhancing the release of acetylcholine at neuromuscular junctions. Because of their high potency and selectivity for potassium channels, dendrotoxins have proven to be ext...
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<protein> Polypeptides isolated from Dendroaspis (snake) venom that are selective blockers of voltage gated K channels in a variety of tissues and cell types. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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