Potassium Channel Blockers
An element in the alkali group of metals with an atomic symbol K, atomic number 19, and atomic weight 39.10. It is the chief cation in the intracellular fluid of muscle and other cells. Potassium ion is a strong electrolyte that plays a significant role in the regulation of fluid volume and maintenance of the WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE.
Calcium Channel Blockers
Potassium Channels, Inwardly Rectifying
Potassium Channels, Voltage-Gated
The voltage differences across a membrane. For cellular membranes they are computed by subtracting the voltage measured outside the membrane from the voltage measured inside the membrane. They result from differences of inside versus outside concentration of potassium, sodium, chloride, and other ions across cells' or ORGANELLES membranes. For excitable cells, the resting membrane potentials range between -30 and -100 millivolts. Physical, chemical, or electrical stimuli can make a membrane potential more negative (hyperpolarization), or less negative (depolarization).
Shaker Superfamily of Potassium Channels
Kv1.3 Potassium Channel
Voltage-dependent cell membrane glycoproteins selectively permeable to calcium ions. They are categorized as L-, T-, N-, P-, Q-, and R-types based on the activation and inactivation kinetics, ion specificity, and sensitivity to drugs and toxins. The L- and T-types are present throughout the cardiovascular and central nervous systems and the N-, P-, Q-, & R-types are located in neuronal tissue.
Ion Channel Gating
The opening and closing of ion channels due to a stimulus. The stimulus can be a change in membrane potential (voltage-gated), drugs or chemical transmitters (ligand-gated), or a mechanical deformation. Gating is thought to involve conformational changes of the ion channel which alters selective permeability.
An electrophysiologic technique for studying cells, cell membranes, and occasionally isolated organelles. All patch-clamp methods rely on a very high-resistance seal between a micropipette and a membrane; the seal is usually attained by gentle suction. The four most common variants include on-cell patch, inside-out patch, outside-out patch, and whole-cell clamp. Patch-clamp methods are commonly used to voltage clamp, that is control the voltage across the membrane and measure current flow, but current-clamp methods, in which the current is controlled and the voltage is measured, are also used.
Potassium Channels, Calcium-Activated
Kv1.2 Potassium Channel
Kv1.1 Potassium Channel
Ether-A-Go-Go Potassium Channels
A family of voltage-gated potassium channels that are characterized by long N-terminal and C-terminal intracellular tails. They are named from the Drosophila protein whose mutation causes abnormal leg shaking under ether anesthesia. Their activation kinetics are dependent on extracellular MAGNESIUM and PROTON concentration.
Shaw Potassium Channels
A basic element found in nearly all organized tissues. It is a member of the alkaline earth family of metals with the atomic symbol Ca, atomic number 20, and atomic weight 40. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and combines with phosphorus to form calcium phosphate in the bones and teeth. It is essential for the normal functioning of nerves and muscles and plays a role in blood coagulation (as factor IV) and in many enzymatic processes.
KCNQ Potassium Channels
Sodium Channel Blockers
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
Kv1.5 Potassium Channel
Large-Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels
Heteromultimers of Kir6 channels (the pore portion) and sulfonylurea receptor (the regulatory portion) which affect function of the HEART; PANCREATIC BETA CELLS; and KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS. KATP channel blockers include GLIBENCLAMIDE and mitiglinide whereas openers include CROMAKALIM and minoxidil sulfate.
Shab Potassium Channels
Kv1.4 Potassium Channel
Potassium Channels, Tandem Pore Domain
KCNQ2 Potassium Channel
KCNQ3 Potassium Channel
Shal Potassium Channels
Agents used for the treatment or prevention of cardiac arrhythmias. They may affect the polarization-repolarization phase of the action potential, its excitability or refractoriness, or impulse conduction or membrane responsiveness within cardiac fibers. Anti-arrhythmia agents are often classed into four main groups according to their mechanism of action: sodium channel blockade, beta-adrenergic blockade, repolarization prolongation, or calcium channel blockade.
Small-Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels
G Protein-Coupled Inwardly-Rectifying Potassium Channels
Delayed Rectifier Potassium Channels
Calcium Channels, L-Type
Long-lasting voltage-gated CALCIUM CHANNELS found in both excitable and nonexcitable tissue. They are responsible for normal myocardial and vascular smooth muscle contractility. Five subunits (alpha-1, alpha-2, beta, gamma, and delta) make up the L-type channel. The alpha-1 subunit is the binding site for calcium-based antagonists. Dihydropyridine-based calcium antagonists are used as markers for these binding sites.
Intermediate-Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels
Calcium Channels, N-Type
Large-Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channel alpha Subunits
Calcium Channels, T-Type
Calcium Channel Agonists
Agents that increase calcium influx into calcium channels of excitable tissues. This causes vasoconstriction in VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE and/or CARDIAC MUSCLE cells as well as stimulation of insulin release from pancreatic islets. Therefore, tissue-selective calcium agonists have the potential to combat cardiac failure and endocrinological disorders. They have been used primarily in experimental studies in cell and tissue culture.
Molecular Sequence Data
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
Amino Acid Sequence
TRPC Cation Channels
Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated Cation Channels
A condition due to decreased dietary intake of potassium, as in starvation or failure to administer in intravenous solutions, or to gastrointestinal loss in diarrhea, chronic laxative abuse, vomiting, gastric suction, or bowel diversion. Severe potassium deficiency may produce muscular weakness and lead to paralysis and respiratory failure. Muscular malfunction may result in hypoventilation, paralytic ileus, hypotension, muscle twitches, tetany, and rhabomyolysis. Nephropathy from potassium deficit impairs the concentrating mechanism, producing POLYURIA and decreased maximal urinary concentrating ability with secondary POLYDIPSIA. (Merck Manual, 16th ed)
Venoms from snakes of the family Elapidae, including cobras, kraits, mambas, coral, tiger, and Australian snakes. The venoms contain polypeptide toxins of various kinds, cytolytic, hemolytic, and neurotoxic factors, but fewer enzymes than viper or crotalid venoms. Many of the toxins have been characterized.
Large-Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channel beta Subunits
TRPV Cation Channels
Epithelial Sodium Channels
A potent calcium channel blockader with marked vasodilator action. It has antihypertensive properties and is effective in the treatment of angina and coronary spasms without showing cardiodepressant effects. It has also been used in the treatment of asthma and enhances the action of specific antineoplastic agents.
TRPM Cation Channels
Acid Sensing Ion Channels
Arthropods of the order Scorpiones, of which 1500 to 2000 species have been described. The most common live in tropical or subtropical areas. They are nocturnal and feed principally on insects and other arthropods. They are large arachnids but do not attack man spontaneously. They have a venomous sting. Their medical significance varies considerably and is dependent on their habits and venom potency rather than on their size. At most, the sting is equivalent to that of a hornet but certain species possess a highly toxic venom potentially fatal to humans. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Smith, Insects and Other Arthropods of Medical Importance, 1973, p417; Barnes, Invertebrate Zoology, 5th ed, p503)
Protein Structure, Tertiary
The level of protein structure in which combinations of secondary protein structures (alpha helices, beta sheets, loop regions, and motifs) pack together to form folded shapes called domains. Disulfide bridges between cysteines in two different parts of the polypeptide chain along with other interactions between the chains play a role in the formation and stabilization of tertiary structure. Small proteins usually consist of only one domain but larger proteins may contain a number of domains connected by segments of polypeptide chain which lack regular secondary structure.
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
An optical isomer of quinine, extracted from the bark of the CHINCHONA tree and similar plant species. This alkaloid dampens the excitability of cardiac and skeletal muscles by blocking sodium and potassium currents across cellular membranes. It prolongs cellular ACTION POTENTIALS, and decreases automaticity. Quinidine also blocks muscarinic and alpha-adrenergic neurotransmission.
Calcium Channels, P-Type
Kv1.6 Potassium Channel
Members of the class of compounds composed of AMINO ACIDS joined together by peptide bonds between adjacent amino acids into linear, branched or cyclical structures. OLIGOPEPTIDES are composed of approximately 2-12 amino acids. Polypeptides are composed of approximately 13 or more amino acids. PROTEINS are linear polypeptides that are normally synthesized on RIBOSOMES.
Long QT Syndrome
A condition that is characterized by episodes of fainting (SYNCOPE) and varying degree of ventricular arrhythmia as indicated by the prolonged QT interval. The inherited forms are caused by mutation of genes encoding cardiac ion channel proteins. The two major forms are ROMANO-WARD SYNDROME and JERVELL-LANGE NIELSEN SYNDROME.
Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
Drugs used in the treatment of acute or chronic vascular HYPERTENSION regardless of pharmacological mechanism. Among the antihypertensive agents are DIURETICS; (especially DIURETICS, THIAZIDE); ADRENERGIC BETA-ANTAGONISTS; ADRENERGIC ALPHA-ANTAGONISTS; ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS; CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS; GANGLIONIC BLOCKERS; and VASODILATOR AGENTS.
Kv Channel-Interacting Proteins
Hyperpolarization-Activated Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated Channels
Transient Receptor Potential Channels
A broad group of eukaryotic six-transmembrane cation channels that are classified by sequence homology because their functional involvement with SENSATION is varied. They have only weak voltage sensitivity and ion selectivity. They are named after a DROSOPHILA mutant that displayed transient receptor potentials in response to light. A 25-amino-acid motif containing a TRP box (EWKFAR) just C-terminal to S6 is found in TRPC, TRPV and TRPM subgroups. ANKYRIN repeats are found in TRPC, TRPV & TRPN subgroups. Some are functionally associated with TYROSINE KINASE or TYPE C PHOSPHOLIPASES.
Cell Membrane Permeability
A pyrazine compound inhibiting SODIUM reabsorption through SODIUM CHANNELS in renal EPITHELIAL CELLS. This inhibition creates a negative potential in the luminal membranes of principal cells, located in the distal convoluted tubule and collecting duct. Negative potential reduces secretion of potassium and hydrogen ions. Amiloride is used in conjunction with DIURETICS to spare POTASSIUM loss. (From Gilman et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 9th ed, p705)
Cation Transport Proteins
The characteristic 3-dimensional shape of a protein, including the secondary, supersecondary (motifs), tertiary (domains) and quaternary structure of the peptide chain. PROTEIN STRUCTURE, QUATERNARY describes the conformation assumed by multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).
ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters
NAV1.5 Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel
RNA sequences that serve as templates for protein synthesis. Bacterial mRNAs are generally primary transcripts in that they do not require post-transcriptional processing. Eukaryotic mRNA is synthesized in the nucleus and must be exported to the cytoplasm for translation. Most eukaryotic mRNAs have a sequence of polyadenylic acid at the 3' end, referred to as the poly(A) tail. The function of this tail is not known for certain, but it may play a role in the export of mature mRNA from the nucleus as well as in helping stabilize some mRNA molecules by retarding their degradation in the cytoplasm.
Unstriated and unstriped muscle, one of the muscles of the internal organs, blood vessels, hair follicles, etc. Contractile elements are elongated, usually spindle-shaped cells with centrally located nuclei. Smooth muscle fibers are bound together into sheets or bundles by reticular fibers and frequently elastic nets are also abundant. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
A curved elevation of GRAY MATTER extending the entire length of the floor of the TEMPORAL HORN of the LATERAL VENTRICLE (see also TEMPORAL LOBE). The hippocampus proper, subiculum, and DENTATE GYRUS constitute the hippocampal formation. Sometimes authors include the ENTORHINAL CORTEX in the hippocampal formation.
Abnormally low potassium concentration in the blood. It may result from potassium loss by renal secretion or by the gastrointestinal route, as by vomiting or diarrhea. It may be manifested clinically by neuromuscular disorders ranging from weakness to paralysis, by electrocardiographic abnormalities (depression of the T wave and elevation of the U wave), by renal disease, and by gastrointestinal disorders. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Ryanodine Receptor Calcium Release Channel
A tetrameric calcium release channel in the SARCOPLASMIC RETICULUM membrane of SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS, acting oppositely to SARCOPLASMIC RETICULUM CALCIUM-TRANSPORTING ATPASES. It is important in skeletal and cardiac excitation-contraction coupling and studied by using RYANODINE. Abnormalities are implicated in CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS and MUSCULAR DISEASES.
Calcium Channels, R-Type
Sequence Homology, Amino Acid
Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel Blockers
Ionic currents underlying spontaneous action potentials in isolated cerebellar Purkinje neurons. (1/3001)Acutely dissociated cell bodies of mouse Purkinje neurons spontaneously fired action potentials at approximately 50 Hz (25 degrees C). To directly measure the ionic currents underlying spontaneous activity, we voltage-clamped the cells using prerecorded spontaneous action potentials (spike trains) as voltage commands and used ionic substitution and selective blockers to isolate individual currents. The largest current flowing during the interspike interval was tetrodotoxin-sensitive sodium current (approximately -50 pA between -65 and -60 mV). Although the neurons had large voltage-dependent calcium currents, the net current blocked by cobalt substitution for calcium was outward at all times during spike trains. Thus, the electrical effect of calcium current is apparently dominated by rapidly activated calcium-dependent potassium currents. Under current clamp, all cells continued firing spontaneously (though approximately 30% more slowly) after block of T-type calcium current by mibefradil, and most cells continued to fire after block of all calcium current by cobalt substitution. Although the neurons possessed hyperpolarization-activated cation current (Ih), little current flowed during spike trains, and block by 1 mM cesium had no effect on firing frequency. The outward potassium currents underlying the repolarization of the spikes were completely blocked by 1 mM TEA. These currents deactivated quickly (<1 msec) after each spike. We conclude that the spontaneous firing of Purkinje neuron cell bodies depends mainly on tetrodotoxin-sensitive sodium current flowing between spikes. The high firing rate is promoted by large potassium currents that repolarize the cell rapidly and deactivate quickly, thus preventing strong hyperpolarization and restoring a high input resistance for subsequent depolarization. (+info)
RINm5f cells express inactivating BK channels whereas HIT cells express noninactivating BK channels. (2/3001)Large-conductance Ca2+- and voltage-activated BK-type K+ channels are expressed abundantly in normal rat pancreatic islet cells and in the clonal rat insulinoma tumor (RINm5f) and hamster insulinoma tumor (HIT) beta cell lines. Previous work has suggested that the Ca2+ sensitivity of BK channels in RIN cells is substantially less than that in HIT cells, perhaps contributing to differences between the cell lines in responsiveness to glucose in mediating insulin secretion. In both RIN cells and normal pancreatic beta cells, BK channels are thought to play a limited role in responses of beta cells to secretagogues and in the electrical activity of beta cells. Here we examine in detail the properties of BK channels in RIN and HIT cells using inside-out patches and whole cell recordings. BK channels in RIN cells exhibit rapid inactivation that results in an anomalous steady-state Ca2+ dependence of activation. In contrast, BK channels in HIT cells exhibit the more usual noninactivating behavior. When BK inactivation is taken into account, the Ca2+ and voltage dependence of activation of BK channels in RIN and HIT cells is essentially indistinguishable. The properties of BK channel inactivation in RIN cells are similar to those of inactivating BK channels (termed BKi channels) previously identified in rat chromaffin cells. Inactivation involves multiple, trypsin-sensitive cytosolic domains and exhibits a dependence on Ca2+ and voltage that appears to arise from coupling to channel activation. In addition, the rates of inactivation onset and recovery are similar to that of BKi channels in chromaffin cells. The charybdotoxin (CTX) sensitivity of BKi currents is somewhat less than that of the noninactivating BK variant. Action potential voltage-clamp waveforms indicate that BK current is activated only weakly by Ca2+ influx in RIN cells but more strongly activated in HIT cells even when Ca2+ current magnitude is comparable. Concentrations of CTX sufficient to block BKi current in RIN cells have no effect on action potential activity initiated by glucose or DC injection. Despite its abundant expression in RIN cells, BKi current appears to play little role in action potential activity initiated by glucose or DC injection in RIN cells, but BK current may play an important role in action potential repolarization in HIT cells. (+info)
Characterization of K+ currents underlying pacemaker potentials of fish gonadotropin-releasing hormone cells. (3/3001)Endogenous pacemaker activities are important for the putative neuromodulator functions of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH)-immunoreactive terminal nerve (TN) cells. We analyzed several types of voltage-dependent K+ currents to investigate the ionic mechanisms underlying the repolarizing phase of pacemaker potentials of TN-GnRH cells by using the whole brain in vitro preparation of fish (dwarf gourami, Colisa lalia). TN-GnRH cells have at least four types of voltage-dependent K+ currents: 1) 4-aminopyridine (4AP)-sensitive K+ current, 2) tetraethylammonium (TEA)-sensitive K+ current, and 3) and 4) two types of TEA- and 4AP-resistant K+ currents. A transient, low-threshold K+ current, which was 4AP sensitive and showed significant steady-state inactivation in the physiological membrane potential range (-40 to -60 mV), was evoked from a holding potential of -100 mV. This current thus cannot contribute to the repolarizing phase of pacemaker potentials. TEA-sensitive K+ current evoked from a holding potential of -100 mV was slowly activating, long lasting, and showed comparatively low threshold of activation. This current was only partially inactivated at steady state of -60 to -40 mV, which is equivalent to the resting membrane potential. TEA- and 4AP-resistant sustained K+ currents were evoked from a holding potential of -100 mV and were suggested to consist of two types, based on the analysis of activation curves. From the inactivation and activation curves, it was suggested that one of them with low threshold of activation may be partly involved in the repolarizing phase of pacemaker potentials. Bath application of TEA together with tetrodotoxin reversibly blocked the pacemaker potentials in current-clamp recordings. We conclude that the TEA-sensitive K+ current is the most likely candidate that contributes to the repolarizing phase of the pacemaker potentials of TN-GnRH cells. (+info)
Calcium responses induced by acetylcholine in submucosal arterioles of the guinea-pig small intestine. (4/3001)1. Calcium responses induced by brief stimulation with acetylcholine (ACh) were assessed from the fluorescence changes in fura-2 loaded submucosal arterioles of the guinea-pig small intestine. 2. Initially, 1-1.5 h after loading with fura-2 (fresh tissues), ACh increased [Ca2+]i in a concentration-dependent manner. This response diminished with time, and finally disappeared in 2-3 h (old tissues). 3. Ba2+ elevated [Ca2+]i to a similar extent in both fresh and old tissues. ACh further increased the Ba2+-elevated [Ca2+]i in fresh tissues, but reduced it in old tissues. Responses were not affected by either indomethacin or nitroarginine. 4. In fresh mesenteric arteries, mechanical removal of endothelial cells abolished the ACh-induced increase in [Ca2+]i, with no alteration of [Ca2+]i at rest and during elevation with Ba2+. 5. In the presence of indomethacin and nitroarginine, high-K+ solution elevated [Ca2+]i in both fresh and old tissues. Subsequent addition of ACh further increased [Ca2+]i in fresh tissues without changing it in old tissues. 6. Proadifen, an inhibitor of the enzyme cytochrome P450 mono-oxygenase, inhibited the ACh-induced changes in [Ca2+]i in both fresh and Ba2+-stimulated old tissues. It also inhibited the ACh-induced hyperpolarization. 7. In fresh tissues, the ACh-induced Ca2+ response was not changed by apamin, charybdotoxin (CTX), 4-aminopyridine (4-AP) or glibenclamide. In old tissues in which [Ca2+]i had previously been elevated with Ba2+, the ACh-induced Ca2+ response was inhibited by CTX but not by apamin, 4-AP or glibenclamide. 8. It is concluded that in submucosal arterioles, ACh elevates endothelial [Ca2+]i and reduces muscular [Ca2+]i, probably through the hyperpolarization of endothelial or smooth muscle membrane by activating CTX-sensitive K+ channels. (+info)
Volume regulation following hypotonic shock in isolated crypts of mouse distal colon. (5/3001)1. A video-imaging technique of morphometry was used to measure the diameter as an index of cell volume in intact mouse distal colon crypts submitted to hypotonic shock. 2. Transition from isotonic (310 mosmol l-1) to hypotonic (240 mosmol l-1) saline caused a pronounced increase in crypt diameter immediately followed by regulatory volume decrease (RVD). 3. Exposure of crypts to Cl--free hyposmotic medium increased the rapidity of both cell swelling and RVD. Exposure of crypts to Na+-free hyposmotic medium reduced the total duration of swelling. Return to initial diameter was followed by further shrinkage of the crypt cells. 4. The chloride channel inhibitor NPPB (50 microM) delayed the swelling phase and prevented the subsequent normal decrease in diameter. 5. The K+ channel blockers barium (10 mM), charybdotoxin (10 nM) and TEA (5 mM) inhibited RVD by 51, 44 and 32 %, respectively. 6. Intracellular [Ca2+] rose from a baseline of 174 +/- 17 nM (n = 8) to 448 +/- 45 nM (n = 8) during the initial swelling phase 7. The Ca2+ channel blockers verapamil (50 microM) and nifedipine (10 microM), the chelator of intracellular Ca2+ BAPTA AM (30 microM), or the inhibitor of Ca2+ release TMB-8 (10 microM), dramatically reduced volume recovery, leading to 51 % (n = 9), 25 % (n = 7), 37 % (n = 6), 32 % (n = 8) inhibition of RVD, respectively. TFP (50 microM), an antagonist of the Ca2+-calmodulin complex, significantly slowed RVD. The Ca2+ ionophore A23187 (2 microM) provoked a dramatic reduction of the duration and amplitude of cell swelling followed by extensive shrinkage. The release of Ca2+ from intracellular stores using bradykinin (1 microM) or blockade of reabsorption with thapsigargin (1 microM) decreased the duration of RVD. 8. Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2, 5 microM) slightly delayed RVD, whereas leukotriene D4 (LTD4, 100 nM) and arachidonic acid (10 microM) reduced the duration of RVD. Blockade of phospholipase A2 by quinacrine (10 microM) inhibited RVD by 53 %. Common inhibition of PGE2 and LTD4 synthesis by ETYA (50 microM) or separate blockade of PGE2 synthesis by 1 microM indomethacin reduced the duration of RVD. Blockade of LTD4 synthesis by nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA) did not produce any significant effect on cell swelling or subsequent RVD. 9. Staurosporine (1 microM), an inhibitor of protein kinases, inhibited RVD by 58 %. Taken together the experiments demonstrate that the RVD process is under the control of conductive pathways, extra- and intracellular Ca2+ ions, protein kinases, prostaglandins and leukotrienes. (+info)
Acetylcholine-induced membrane potential changes in endothelial cells of rabbit aortic valve. (6/3001)1. Using a microelectrode technique, acetylcholine (ACh)-induced membrane potential changes were characterized using various types of inhibitors of K+ and Cl- channels in rabbit aortic valve endothelial cells (RAVEC). 2. ACh produced transient then sustained membrane hyperpolarizations. Withdrawal of ACh evoked a transient depolarization. 3. High K+ blocked and low K+ potentiated the two ACh-induced hyperpolarizations. Charybdotoxin (ChTX) attenuated the ACh-induced transient and sustained hyperpolarizations; apamin inhibited only the sustained hyperpolarization. In the combined presence of ChTX and apamin, ACh produced a depolarization. 4. In Ca2+-free solution or in the presence of Co2+ or Ni2+, ACh produced a transient hyperpolarization followed by a depolarization. In BAPTA-AM-treated cells, ACh produced only a depolarization. 5. A low concentration of A23187 attenuated the ACh-induced transient, but not the sustained, hyperpolarization. In the presence of cyclopiazonic acid, the hyperpolarization induced by ACh was maintained after ACh removal; this maintained hyperpolarization was blocked by Co2+. 6. Both NPPB and hypertonic solution inhibited the membrane depolarization seen after ACh washout. Bumetanide also attenuated this depolarization. 7. It is concluded that in RAVEC, ACh produces a two-component hyperpolarization followed by a depolarization. It is suggested that ACh-induced Ca2+ release from the storage sites causes a transient hyperpolarization due to activation of ChTX-sensitive K+ channels and that ACh-activated Ca2+ influx causes a sustained hyperpolarization by activating both ChTX- and apamin-sensitive K+ channels. Both volume-sensitive Cl- channels and the Na+-K+-Cl- cotransporter probably contribute to the ACh-induced depolarization. (+info)
Differences in the actions of some blockers of the calcium-activated potassium permeability in mammalian red cells. (7/3001)1. The actions of some inhibitors of the Ca2+-activated K+ permeability in mammalian red cells have been compared. 2. Block of the permeability was assessed from the reduction in the net loss of K+ that followed the application of the Ca2+ ionophore A23187 (2 microM) to rabbit red cells suspended at a haematocrit of 1% in a low potassium solution ([K]0 0.12-0.17 mM) at 37 degrees C. Net movement of K+ was measured using a K+-sensitive electrode placed in the suspension. 3. The concentrations (microM +/- s.d.) of the compounds tested causing 50% inhibition of K+ loss were: quinine, 37 +/- 3; cetiedil, 26 +/- 1; the cetiedil congeners UCL 1269, UCL 1274 and UCL 1495, approximately 150, 8.2 +/- 0.1, 0.92 +/- 0.03 respectively; clotrimazole, 1.2 +/- 0.1; nitrendipine, 3.6 +/- 0.5 and charybdotoxin, 0.015 +/- 0.002. 4. The characteristics of the block suggested that compounds could be placed in two groups. For one set (quinine, cetiedil, and the UCL congeners), the concentration-inhibition curves were steeper (Hill coefficient, nH, > or = 2.7) than for the other (clotrimazole, nitrendipine, charybdotoxin) for which nH approximately 1. 5. Compounds in the first set alone became less active on raising the concentration of K+ in the external solution to 5.4 mM. 6. The rate of K+ loss induced by A23187 slowed in the presence of high concentrations of cetiedil and its analogues, suggesting a use-dependent component to the inhibitory action. This was not seen with clotrimazole. 7. The blocking action of the cetiedil analogue UCL 1274 could not be overcome by an increase in external Ca2+ and its potency was unaltered when K+ loss was induced by the application of Pb2+ (10 microM) rather than by A23187. 8. These results, taken with the findings of others, suggest that agents that block the red cell Ca2+-activated K+ permeability can be placed in two groups with different mechanisms of action. The differences can be explained by supposing that clotrimazole and charybdotoxin act at the outer face of the channel whereas cetiedil and its congeners may block within it, either at or near the K+ binding site that determines the flow of K+. (+info)
Modulation of chloride, potassium and bicarbonate transport by muscarinic receptors in a human adenocarcinoma cell line. (8/3001)1. Short-circuit current (I(SC)) responses to carbachol (CCh) were investigated in Colony 1 epithelia, a subpopulation of the HCA-7 adenocarcinoma cell line. In Krebs-Henseleit (KH) buffer, CCh responses consisted of three I(SC) components: an unusual rapid decrease (the 10 s spike) followed by an upward spike at 30 s and a slower transient increase (the 2 min peak). This response was not potentiated by forskolin; rather, CCh inhibited cyclic AMP-stimulated I(SC). 2. In HCO3- free buffer, the decrease in forskolin-elevated I(SC) after CCh was reduced, although the interactions between CCh and forskolin remained at best additive rather than synergistic. When Cl- anions were replaced by gluconate, both Ca2+- and cyclic AMP-mediated electrogenic responses were significantly inhibited. 3. Basolateral Ba2+ (1-10 mM) and 293B (10 microM) selectively inhibited forskolin stimulation of I(SC), without altering the effects of CCh. Under Ba2+- or 293B-treated conditions, CCh responses were potentiated by pretreatment with forskolin. 4. Basolateral charybdotoxin (50 nM) significantly increased the size of the 10 s spike of CCh responses in both KH and HCO3- free medium, without affecting the 2 min peak. The enhanced 10 s spike was inhibited by prior addition of 5 mM apical Ba2+. Charybdotoxin did not affect forskolin responses. 5. In epithelial layers prestimulated with forskolin, the muscarinic antagonists atropine and 4-diphenylacetoxy-N-methylpiperidine methiodide (4-DAMP, both at 100 nM) abolished subsequent 10 microM CCh responses. Following addition of p-fluoro hexahydro-sila-difenidol (pF-HHSiD, 10 microM) or pirenzepine (1 microM), qualitative changes in the CCh response time-profile also indicated a rightward shift of the agonist concentration-response curve; however, 1 microM gallamine had no effect. These results suggest that a single M3-like receptor subtype mediates the secretory response to CCh. 6. It is concluded that CCh and forskolin activate discrete populations of basolateral K+ channels gated by either Ca2+ or cyclic AMP, but that the Cl- permeability of the apical membrane may limit their combined effects on electrogenic Cl- secretion. In addition, CCh activates a Ba2+-sensitive apical K+ conductance leading to electrogenic K+ transport. Both agents may also modulate HCO3- secretion through a mechanism at least partially dependent on carbonic anhydrase. (+info)
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Short-term effects of glipizide (an adenosine triphosphate-sensitive potassium channel inhibitor) on cardiopulmonary hemodynamics and global oxygen transport in healthy and endotoxemic sheep. AU - Lange, Matthias. AU - Szabo, Csaba. AU - Van Aken, Hugo. AU - Williams, William. AU - Traber, Daniel L.. AU - Daudel, Fritz. AU - Bröking, Katrin. AU - Salzman, Andrew L.. AU - Bone, Hans Georg. AU - Westphal, Martin. PY - 2006/11. Y1 - 2006/11. N2 - In severe sepsis and septic shock, hemodynamic support is often complicated by a tachyphylaxis against exogenous catecholamines. Because activation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP)-sensitive potassium (KATP) channels plays a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of hyperdynamic vasodilatory shock, we hypothesized that it may be beneficial to administer a specific KATP channel inhibitor to prevent, or at least attenuate, hemodynamic dysfunction in sepsis. The present study was designed as a prospective and controlled laboratory experiment to ...
Spontaneous activity in afferent and efferent fibers after chronic axotomy: Response to potassium channel blockade<...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Spontaneous activity in afferent and efferent fibers after chronic axotomy. T2 - Response to potassium channel blockade. AU - Russell, Lisa C.. AU - Burchiel, Kim J.. N1 - Copyright: Copyright 2014 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.. PY - 1988. Y1 - 1988. N2 - Distally propagating spontaneous impulses in acutely and chronically cut rat saphenous nerve were examined to determine (1) the origin(s) of the activity, (2) the fiber types involved, and (3) whether the activity was affected by potassium channel blockade. Under deep pentobarbital anesthesia, six male Sprague-Dawley rats underwent L3 cauda equina section, then unilateral saphenous axotomy. The nerve was then dissected into 30-50 microfilaments and surveyed for spontaneous activity using a modification of the microfilament recording method. Afterward, the nerve was cut back, and a potassium channel blocking agent (gallamine) was administered. The axonal activity was once again surveyed in the same fashion. Twenty-eight ...
ATP-dependent potassium channel blockade strengthens microglial neuroprotection after hypoxia-ischemia in rats.
Stroke causes CNS injury associated with strong fast microglial activation as part of the inflammatory response. In rat models of stroke, sulphonylurea receptor blockade with glibenclamide reduced cerebral edema and infarct volume. We postulated that glibenclamide administered during the early stages of stroke might foster neuroprotective microglial activity through ATP-sensitive potassium (KATP) channel blockade. We found in vitro that BV2 cell line showed upregulated expression of KATP channel subunits in response to pro-inflammatory signals and that glibenclamide increases the reactive morphology of microglia, phagocytic capacity and TNFα release. Moreover, glibenclamide administered to rats 6, 12 and 24 h after transient Middle Cerebral Artery occlusion improved neurological outcome and preserved neurons in the lesioned core three days after reperfusion. Immunohistochemistry with specific markers to neuron, astroglia, microglia and lymphocytes showed that resident amoeboid microglia are the ...
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Dalfampridine is a potassium channel blocker. Dalfampridine is used to improve walking in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Dalfampridine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
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Two new benzophenones, acredinones A (1) and B (2), were isolated from a marine-sponge-associated Acremonium sp. fungus. Their chemical structures were elucidated on the interpretation of spectroscopic data. The structure of 1 was confirmed by palladium-catalyzed hydrogenation, followed by spectroscopic data analysis. Acredinones A (1) and B (2) inhibited the outward K+ currents of the insulin secreting cell line INS-1 with IC50 values of 0.59 and 1.0 mu M, respectively ...
Decreased abundance of TRESK two-pore domain potassium channels in sensory neurons underlies the pain associated with bone...
Fig. 1 Reduction of functional TRESK channels in DRG neurons and its association with pain in bone lesion-bearing rats.. (A and B) TRESK immunofluorescence staining in ipsilateral L4/5 DRG neurons from naïve, phosphate-buffered saline (PBS)-injected, or bone-localized MRMT-1 tumor-bearing rats. Representative images (A) and a summary for the mean fluorescence intensity of TRESK immunostaining (B) are shown. n = 224 to 230 cells (from six rats) per time point per group. Two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) followed by Bonferroni post hoc test: F3,1818 = 116.2, ***P , 0.001. (C and D) TRESK protein (C) and mRNA (D) abundance in the cells described in (A). n = 6 to 7 rats per time point per group. Two-way ANOVA followed by either Bonferroni post hoc test, F3,40 = 4.21 (C), or one-way ANOVA followed by Tukey post hoc test, F2,16 = 20.54 (D), ***P , 0.001. N, naïve; P, PBS; M, MRMT-1. (E and F) Representative TRESK current traces and a summary for the current density of both the total background ...
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ID KCNH2_CANLF Reviewed; 1158 AA. AC Q9TSZ3; O02719; O18820; DT 28-NOV-2002, integrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot. DT 01-MAY-2000, sequence version 1. DT 27-SEP-2017, entry version 129. DE RecName: Full=Potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 2; DE AltName: Full=Ether-a-go-go-related gene potassium channel 1; DE Short=DERG; DE Short=ERG-1; DE Short=Eag-related protein 1; DE Short=Ether-a-go-go-related protein 1; DE Short=c-ERG; DE AltName: Full=Voltage-gated potassium channel subunit Kv11.1; GN Name=KCNH2; Synonyms=CERG, ERG; OS Canis lupus familiaris (Dog) (Canis familiaris). OC Eukaryota; Metazoa; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Euteleostomi; OC Mammalia; Eutheria; Laurasiatheria; Carnivora; Caniformia; Canidae; OC Canis. OX NCBI_TaxID=9615; RN  RP NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [MRNA]. RC TISSUE=Heart; RX PubMed=11417212; DOI=10.1007/s004240100524; RA Zehelein J., Zhang W., Koenen M., Graf M., Heinemann S.H., Katus H.A.; RT Molecular cloning and expression of cERG, the ether a ...
A Functional Role for the Two-Pore Domain Potassium Channel TASK-1 in by Julie A. Millar, Lynne Barratt et al.
Cerebellar granule neurons (CGNs) are one of the most populous cells in the mammalian brain. They express an outwardly rectifying potassium current, termed a
Termination of Vernakalant-Resistant Atrial Fibrillation by Inhibition of Small-Conductance Ca2+-Activated K+ Channels in Pigs ...
Effective, safe, and tolerable pharmacological treatment for atrial fibrillation (AF) remains an unmet need. The latest medication to reach the market for intravenous cardioversion was the combined sodium and potassium channel inhibitor vernakalant, however not yet available in the United States. Vernakalant terminated ≈50% of episodes of AF lasting ,7 days in randomized controlled studies, with its highest conversion rate during the first few days while after 8 to 45 days of AF, the conversion rate was ,10%, which was not statistically different from that of placebo.1,2. If lasting for ,24 hours, AF promotes further progression of the disease-a phenomenon described as AF begets AF.3 If atrial remodeling continues, AF often progresses to more sustained forms and becomes more resistant to both pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments, including ablation.4-6 Among contributing factors, an increased influx of calcium seems to promote fibrosis development and remodeling.7. Three subtypes ...
Expression of intermediate-conductance, Ca<sup>2+</sup>-activated K<sup>+</sup> channel (KCNN4) in H441 human distal...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Expression of intermediate-conductance, Ca2+-activated K+ channel (KCNN4) in H441 human distal airway epithelial cells. AU - Wilson, Stuart M.. AU - Brown, Sean G.. AU - McTavish, Niall. AU - McNeill, R. P.. AU - Husband, E. M.. AU - Inglis, Sarah K.. AU - Olver, Richard E.. AU - Clunes, M. T.. PY - 2006/6/9. Y1 - 2006/6/9. N2 - Electrophysiological studies of H441 human distal airway epithelial cells showed that thapsigargin caused a Ca2+-dependent increase in membrane conductance (GTot) and hyperpolarization of membrane potential (Vm). These effects reflected a rapid rise in cellular K+ conductance (GK) and a slow fall in amiloride-sensitive Na+ conductance (GNa). The increase in GTot was antagonized by Ba2+, a nonselective K+ channel blocker, and abolished by clotrimazole, a KCNN4 inhibitor, but unaffected by other selective K+ channel blockers. Moreover, 1-ethyl-2-benzimidazolinone (1-EBIO), which is known to activate KCNN4, increased GK with no effect on GNa. RT-PCR-based ...
The effects of 4-aminopyridine (4AP) on the extracellularly recorded nerve terminal action potential (NTAP) and end-plate potential were studied at the frog neuromuscular junction. An in-depth analysis of the time course of the NTAP was performed in the presence and absence of extracellular Ca++. Low concentrations (5 X 10(-6) M) of 4AP produced no significant alterations in the time course of the NTAP, yet increased quantal content of the end-plate potential 2-fold. In contrast, high concentrations (5 X 10(-4) M) of 4AP prolonged the duration of the NTAP by selectively flattening the K+ slope of the NTAP and increased the quantal content of the end-plate potential. It is concluded that both potassium channel blockade and facilitation of transmitter release by 4AP can be demonstrated in this preparation, and that it is possible to separate these actions by varying the concentration of 4AP. Interpretation of these data suggests that there is a second site or mechanism of action by which 4AP ...
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Dalfampridine is used to improve walking in people who have multiple sclerosis (MS; a disease in which the nerves do not function properly and may cause weakness, numbness, loss of muscle coordination, and problems with vision, speech, and bladder control). Dalfampridine may be used alone or with other medications that control the symptoms of MS. Dalfampridine is in a class of medications called potassium channel blockers. It works by strengthening the signals sent by the brain through nerves that have been damaged by MS ...
Ionic Channel Control Approach in Multiple Sclerosis Using Cell Culture Model - Journal of School of Public Health and...
Background and Aim: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is considered as a common inflammatory disease of the human central nervous system (CNS). 4 amino pyridine (4-AP), a potassium channel blocker, is used widely in MS treatment to reduce fatigue and cachexia often experienced by the patients. The objective of this study was to get a better ...
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Targeting Potassium Channels: New Advances in Cardiovascular Therapy | Bentham Science
Title: Targeting Potassium Channels: New Advances in Cardiovascular Therapy. VOLUME: 3 ISSUE: 2. Author(s):Ramon Martinez-Marmol, Meritxell Roura-Ferrer and Antonio Felipe. Affiliation:Molecular Physiology Laboratory, Departament de Bioquimica i Biologia Molecular, Universitat de Barcelona, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain.. Keywords:Potassium channels, cardiovascular therapy, channelopathy, long QT syndrome, arrithmiogenesis, heart diseases. Abstract: Potassium channels, which are essential to a wide range of physiological processes, are involved in many diseases. Thus, alterations in such important proteins due to congenital deficiencies or to undesirable side-effects of common medications might lead to dysfunctions. Heart is one of those tissues where potassium channels play a crucial role. The maintenance of cardiac action potential appears to be the consequence of the varied activity of several types of potassium channels. Recently, compounds that modify cardiac potassium channel activity and so ...
The ATP-sensitive potassium-channel inhibitor glibenclamide improves outcome in an ovine model of hemorrhagic shock<...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The ATP-sensitive potassium-channel inhibitor glibenclamide improves outcome in an ovine model of hemorrhagic shock. AU - Maybauer, Dirk M.. AU - Salsbury, John R.. AU - Westphal, Martin. AU - Maybauer, Marc O.. AU - Salzman, Andrew L.. AU - Szabo, Csaba. AU - Westphal-Varghese, Beena B.. AU - Traber, Lillian D.. AU - Traber, Daniel L.. PY - 2004/10. Y1 - 2004/10. N2 - This study was designed as a prospective laboratory experiment to evaluate the effects of the ATP-sensitive potassium-channel inhibitor glibenclamide on hemodynamics and end-organ function in an ovine model of hemorrhagic shock. Twenty-four adult sheep were anesthetized and surgically prepared to measure hemodynamics of the systemic and pulmonary circulation. The anterior surface of the abdominal aorta was exposed at a location 6 cm superior to the iliac bifurcation. After a 60-min period of stabilization, this location was punctured with a 14-G needle. To induce a hemorrhagic hypotension (mean arterial pressure ...
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Potassium channels are present in most mammalian cells, where they participate in a wide range of physiologic responses. The protein encoded by this gene is an integral membrane protein and inward-rectifier type potassium channel. The encoded protein has a greater tendency to allow potassium to flow into a cell rather than out of a cell. Eight transcript variants encoding the same protein have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Feb 2013 ...
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In this paper, we investigated the interaction of hanatoxin with the Shaker Kv channel. In contrast to the inhibitory actions of the toxin on Kv2.1 channels investigated in previous studies (Swartz and MacKinnon, 1997a,b; Li-Smerin and Swartz, 1998, 2000, 2001; Lee et al., 2003; Wang et al., 2004; Phillips et al., 2005; Alabi et al., 2007; Bosmans et al., 2008), our results show that hanatoxin facilitates opening of the Shaker Kv channel by interacting with the paddle motif (Figs. 1-3), stabilizing the voltage sensor in the activated state (Fig. 5), and influencing the final opening transition to stabilize the open state of the pore (Figs. 4 and 6). Although the effects of hanatoxin on the G-V relations (Figs. 1 and 2), the kinetics of channel closure (Figs. 1 and 4), and the ILT channel (Fig. 6) could in part be explained by effects on the final opening transition in Shaker, the pronounced effects of the toxin on gating currents (Fig. 5) suggest that early transitions in the voltage sensors are ...
Nitric Oxide-20-Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic Acid Interaction in the Regulation of K+ Channel Activity and Vascular Tone in Renal...
The present study evaluated the contribution of cGMP-dependent versus cGMP-independent pathways in mediating the effects NO on K+ channel activity and vascular tone in renal arterioles. The results indicate that NO selectively enhances the NPo of a large-conductance (195±9 pS) K+ channel in renal VSM cells in a concentration-dependent manner. NO had no significant effect on the activity of the two smaller conductance channels in renal VSM cells that were previously identified as a small-conductance, apamin-sensitive, KCa channel33 and the 4-aminopyridine-sensitive delayed rectifier channel.28 34 35 36 The K+ channel activated by NO is voltage-sensitive and is blocked by TEA and iberiotoxin which are selective inhibitors of the KCa channel.37 38 39 Thus, the present findings indicate that NO activates KCa channels in renal VSM cells, and they are consistent with the results of recent studies with smooth muscle cells isolated from other tissues.6 7 9 11 13 15 Additional experiments were performed ...
New operating principle of potassium channels discovered
This enabled them to draw conclusions about its mechanism of action, which they describe in the current issue of Nature Communications. Neurons conduct information by way of electrical impulses through our body. Potassium channels are a key component of this electrical circuit and are controlled either by an electrical impulse or through signaling molecules. In man, the dysfunction of the so-called HCN potassium channels is associated with neurological disorders such as epilepsy and depression. Prof. Henning Stahlbergs team at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has now elucidated the full structure of a bacterial counterpart of this type of potassium channel, which has provided new insights into its functioning.. ...
Alignment of herg potassium channel with known structures of potassium channel Name: Prachi Sharma Superviser: Prof. Gert...
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Anti arrhythmic drugs are classified into four main classes.. Class I - Sodium channel blockers(act on Phase 0). Class II - Beta blockers(act on phase 4). Class III- Potassium channel blockers(act on phase 3). Class IV - Calcium channel blockers(act on phase 2). ...
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Potassium channel blockers are agents which interfere with conduction through potassium channels. Potassium channel blockers ... Sulfonylureas, such as gliclazide, are ATP-sensitive potassium channel blockers. Dalfampridine, A potassium channel blocker has ... Examples of voltage-gated channel blockers include: Linopirdine XE-991 Spooky toxin (SsTx) Potassium channel Potassium channel ... Judge S, Bever C (2006). "Potassium channel blockers in multiple sclerosis: neuronal Kv channels and effects of symptomatic ...
Ichthyotoxins, Potassium channel blockers, Calcium channel openers, Glycoproteins). ... Verrucotoxin has been studied to interact with both calcium ion channels and potassium ATP channels. The calcium ion channel is ... particularly the potassium adenosine triphosphate (KATP) pathway. The potassium ATP channel operates by pumping potassium ions ... Tinker, Andrew; Aziz, Qadeer; Thomas, Alison (January 2014). "The role of ATP-sensitive potassium channels in cellular function ...
Ion channel toxins, Neurotoxins, Scorpion toxins, Potassium channel blockers). ... The Tst26 toxin is a voltage-gated potassium channel blocker present in the venom of Tityus stigmurus, a species of Brazilian ... Tst26 selectively blocks Kv1.2 and Kv1.3 voltage gated potassium channels and has high affinity to both channels. It has an ... activation or inactivation of the potassium channels but did slow down the inactivation of Kv1.3 channels. "UniProtKB - P0CB56 ...
A potent new potassium channel blocker". Biophys J. 22 (3): 507-12. Bibcode:1978BpJ....22..507K. doi:10.1016/s0006-3495(78) ... Amifampridine works by blocking potassium channel efflux in nerve terminals so that action potential duration is increased. ... Ca2+ channels can then be open for a longer time and allow greater acetylcholine release to stimulate muscle at the end plate. ... Because it affects voltage-gated ion channels in the heart, it is contraindicated in people with long QT syndrome and in people ...
It is a potassium channel blocker. It has been found to have teratogenic effects in rats. Vernakalant Wiesfeld AC, Crijns HJ, ... Potassium channel blockers, Nitriles, Sulfoxides, All stub articles, Cardiovascular system drug stubs). ...
... see potassium channel blocker and potassium channel opener. Potassium channels have a tetrameric structure in which four ... Potassium channel blockers inhibit the flow of potassium ions through the channel. They either compete with potassium binding ... Proteopedia channel Potassium channel in 3D Potassium+Channels at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings ... Calcium channel - Ion channel complex through which calcium ions pass Inward-rectifier potassium ion channel Potassium in ...
The toxin is known for its ability to act as a specific Kv4 channel blocker, and thereby reducing the A-type potassium current ... Bougis, PE; Martin-Eauclaire, MF (25 June 2015). "Shal-type (Kv4.x) potassium channel pore blockers from scorpion venoms". ... Martin-Eauclaire, MF; Bougis, PE (2012). "Potassium Channels Blockers from the Venom of Androctonus mauretanicus mauretanicus ... By blocking specifically the Kv4 channels, AmmTX3 reduces the A-type potassium current through these channels almost completely ...
"Compared toxicity of the potassium channel blockers, apamin and dendrotoxin". Toxicology. 104 (1-3): 47-52. doi:10.1016/0300- ... Here it inhibits small-conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channels (SK channels) in neurons. These channels are responsible for the ... SK channel blockers may have a therapeutic effect on Parkinson's disease. Dopamine, which is depleted in this disease, will be ... Castle NA, Haylett DG, Jenkinson DH (Feb 1989). "Toxins in the characterization of potassium channels". Trends in Neurosciences ...
It is a potent blocker of calcium-activated potassium channels. Both verruculogen and its isoprenyl derivative fumitremorgin A ...
Ssm spooky toxin
Centipede toxins, Neurotoxins, Ion channel toxins, Potassium channel blockers, Protein toxins). ... By blocking KCNQ channels (preventing potassium from flowing into and out of cells) SsTx disrupts cardiovascular, respiratory, ... February 2018). "Centipedes subdue giant prey by blocking KCNQ channels". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of ...
4-AP works as a potassium channel blocker. Strong potassium currents decrease action potential duration and amplitude, which ... Judge S, Bever C (2006). "Potassium channel blockers in multiple sclerosis: neuronal Kv channels and effects of symptomatic ... Potassium channel blockers, Aminopyridines, Orphan drugs, Avicides, Multiple Chemboxes, 4-Pyridyl compounds). ... It is used as a research tool in characterizing subtypes of the potassium channel. It has also been used as a drug, to manage ...
Tityustoxin peptide 2
"Potassium channel blockers from the venom of the Brazilian scorpion Tityus serrulatus". Toxicon. 119: 253-265. doi:10.1016/j. ... It seems likely that TsPep2 has inhibitory actions on potassium channels, based on its sequence similarities in the C-terminal ... beta sheet with the potassium channel inhibitory alpha family (α-KTX) and on its similarities in the patterns of disulfide ... Structure function relationship of K+ion channel toxins:from cloning to functional characterization. Leuve, Belgium: Isabelle ...
The venom of this spider contains the toxin HpTX2, a potassium channel blocker. In some tropical areas the spider is considered ... 2000). Solution structure of hpTX2, a toxin from Heteropoda venatoria spider that blocks Kv4.2 potassium channel. Protein ...
These potassium channel blockers delay ventricular repolarization and prolong action potential duration (APD; the prolongation ... Most anti-arrhythmic medications exert their effects by decreasing the permeability of potassium ion channels (IKr) in heart ... unlike pure IKr channel blockers, it is self-limited (due to the decreased permeability of INa-L and ICa-L). This is similar to ... but predominantly the INa-L ion channel . By decreasing the ion permeability of these channels, HBI-3000 slightly prolongs APD ...
... is also a Kv voltage gated potassium channel blocker. Calcium channels are also present in the smooth muscle lining ... In cardiac pharmacology, calcium channel blockers are considered class-IV antiarrhythmic agents. Since calcium channels are ... Calcium channel blockers like verapamil dilate the coronary blood vessels, which increases the supply of blood and oxygen to ... By relaxing the tone of this smooth muscle, calcium channel blockers dilate the blood vessels. This has led to their use in ...
Management of multiple sclerosis
Walking : dalfampridine (ampyra) is a broad-spectrum potassium channel blocker. It is approved by the FDA to treat walking ... October 2015). "Sodium channel blockers for neuroprotection in multiple sclerosis". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews ... Currently, there is insufficient evidence of an effect of sodium channel blockers for people with MS. There is growing ... Medications that influence voltage-gated sodium ion channels are under investigation as a potential neuroprotective strategy ...
Typically, α-KTxs affect voltage-gated potassium channels. MeuKTX is a potent partial blocker for rat Kv1.1 (rKv1.1), rKv1.2, ... Gao, Bin; Peigneur, Steve; Tytgat, Jan; Zhu, Shunyi (December 2010). "A potent potassium channel blocker from Mesobuthus eupeus ... and human Kv1.3 (hKv1.3). The effectiveness of MeuKTX as a blocker for these potassium channels is summarized below: Complete ... for all three potassium channels. At this concentration, MeuKTX also affects rKv1.6 and shaker IR channels. The blocking effect ...
Gao, B; Peigneur, S; Tytgat, J; Zhu, S (2010). "A potent potassium channel blocker from Mesobuthus eupeus scorpion venom". ... In contrast, BeKm-1 specifically inhibits hERG channels, which are potassium channels critical to maintaining normal electrical ... but showed no effects on various other potassium channels tested. Inhibitors of sodium channels have also been found in this ... Sanguinetti MC, Tristani-Firouzi M (March 2006). "hERG potassium channels and cardiac arrhythmia". Nature. 440 (7083): 463-9. ...
Epithelial sodium channel
Amiloride and triamterene are potassium-sparing diuretics that act as epithelial sodium channel blockers. Noreng S, Bharadwaj A ... The epithelial sodium channel (ENaC), (also known as amiloride-sensitive sodium channel) is a membrane-bound ion channel that ... Ion Channel Diseases Epithelial+sodium+channel at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) This ... The cryoEM structure of ENaC indicates that the channel is a heterotrimeric protein like the acid-sensing ion channel 1 (ASIC1 ...
Nemeth M, Varro A, Thormählen D, Papp J (1997). "Tedisamil is a potent blocker of ATP-sensitive potassium channels in cardiac ... Tedisamil also appears to provide specific, single channel blocking of IK-ATP at high concentrations. As the potassium channels ... a potassium channel blocker". Heart. 83 (2): 167-71. doi:10.1136/heart.83.2.167. PMC 1729311. PMID 10648489. Solvay Press ... Potassium channel blockers, Nitrogen heterocycles, Cyclopropanes, AbbVie brands, Cyclopentanes). ...
... is a potassium-channel blocker like Class III antiarrhythmic compounds. This compounds can bind to potassium ... channels and delays phase 3 repolarization. These electrophysiological changes decrease the sensitiveness of cells to ...
"Khellinone Derivatives as Blockers of the Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel Kv1.3: Synthesis and Immunosuppressive Activity". ...
Neurotoxins in L. quinquestriatus venom include: Chlorotoxin Charybdotoxin, a blocker of calcium-activated potassium channels. ...
OdK2, a potassium channel blocker present in the venom of Odontobuthus doriae. "BioLib - Odontobuthus doriae". biolib.cz. ...
In addition, it is a potent blocker of voltage-sensitive potassium channels. MCD peptide is a component of bumblebee ( ... It binds to several subclasses of voltage-gated potassium channels (Kv channels), including Kv1.1, Kv1.6, and less potently to ... By blocking potassium channels, the MCD peptide can increase the duration of action potentials and increase neuronal ... This toxicity is caused by the blockage of voltage-gated potassium channels by the MCD peptide. However, there is no toxicity ...
... is a first-generation potassium channel blocker, sulfonylurea oral hypoglycemic medication. This drug may be used ... Potassium channel blockers, Benzenesulfonylureas, P-Tosyl compounds). ...
Potassium channel blockers). ... Moreover, the blocking of potassium channels by CmERG1 is fast ... CmERG1 has been suggested to have a higher affinity for hERG potassium channels due to its 100% elimination of ionic channel ... CmERG1 is part of the γ-KTx family, which binds selectively to hERG potassium channels. CmERG1 has a 90.5% homology with CnERG1 ... It blocks human ether-a-go-go-Related gene (hERG) potassium channels, which are important for cardiac action potential ...
This toxin is a selective blocker of BK channels, calcium-activated potassium channels. Limbatustoxin is purified from the ... also called maxi-K channels, slo1 or BK (big potassium) channels. These channels play an important role in the excitability of ... Yu, M, Liu, SL, Sun, PB, Pan, H, Tian, CL, & Zhang, LH (2016). "Peptide toxins and small-molecule blockers of BK channels". ... This structure is important for binding to BK channels. Limbatustoxin is highly selective for calcium-activated potassium ...
"Marine Algal Toxin Azaspiracid is an Open-State Blocker of hERG Potassium Channels". Chemical Research in Toxicology. 25 (9): ... Azaspiracid is a phycotoxin that inhibits hERG voltage-gated potassium channels. Unlike many other marine phycotoxins, little ... Non-protein ion channel toxins, Alkene derivatives, Carboxylic acids, Piperidines, Spiro compounds, Phycotoxins, Potassium ...
... a Selective Blocker of A-Type Potassium Channels". Biochemistry. 36 (10): 2763-71. doi:10.1021/bI9628432. PMID 9062103. Purves ... and iberiotoxin with potassium channels: selectivity between voltage-gated and Maxi-K channels". Proteins. 52 (2): 146-54. doi: ... This block occurs as the Asn 30 on the CTX interacts with the Asp 381 on the K+ channel. The blockade of K+ channels by the ... that blocks calcium-activated potassium channels. This blockade causes hyperexcitability of the nervous system. It is a close ...
Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state
... beta-blockers, thiazide diuretics, calcium channel blockers, and phenytoin) HHS is usually precipitated by an infection, ... serum potassium levels must be sufficiently high or dangerously low blood potassium levels may result. Once potassium levels ... Potassium replacement is often required as the metabolic problems are corrected. It is generally replaced at a rate 10 mEq per ... Potassium replacement is often required as the metabolic problems are corrected. Efforts to prevent diabetic foot ulcers are ...
... is also a potent blocker of voltage-gated sodium channels, and this action is thought to be involved in both its ... August 2007). "Inhibition of the HERG potassium channel by the tricyclic antidepressant doxepin". Biochemical Pharmacology. 74 ... Sodium channel blockers, Tricyclic antidepressants, Wikipedia medicine articles ready to translate). ... Alpha-1 blockers, Alpha-2 blockers, Antihistamines, D2 antagonists, Dibenzoxepins, Dimethylamino compounds, Embryotoxicants, ...
... is one of a class of tremorigenic mycotoxins, is a potassium channel blocker, and is potentially genotoxic. Paxilline ... It has also been used in mice to induce autism-like behaviors through inhibition of the BK channel. Paxiline biosynthesis ... Sheehan, JJ; Benedetti, BL; Barth, AL (2009). "Anticonvulsant effects of the BK-channel antagonist paxilline". Epilepsia. 50: ... Fyke, William; Alarcon, Juan M.; Velinov, Milen; Chadman, Kathryn K. (2021). "Pharmacological inhibition of BKCa channels ...
One comparison from 2014 found that a small dose of a calcium-channel blocker (such as amlodipine) may be used pre-operatively ... As MIBG therapy can destroy the thyroid, protective medications (potassium iodide) are started prior to treatment and need to ... A retrospective analysis of beta blocker found that some beta blocker use may cause people to more prone to hypoglycemia and ... Dungan K, Merrill J, Long C, Binkley P (November 2019). "Effect of beta blocker use and type on hypoglycemia risk among ...
... but is a relatively potent pro-convulsant and blocker of sodium and potassium channels, particularly in heart tissue, which ... Potassium channel blockers, Sodium channel blockers). ...
Spider potassium channel inhibitory toxins is another group of spider toxins. A representative of this group is hanatoxin, a 35 ... consensus molecular folding of calcium channel blockers". J. Mol. Biol. 250 (5): 659-71. doi:10.1006/jmbi.1995.0406. PMID ... It inhibits the drk1 voltage-gated potassium channel by altering the energetics of gating. See also Huwentoxin-1. Raventoxin ... The mechanism of many spider toxins is through blockage of calcium channels. A remotely related group of atracotoxins operate ...
Ball and chain inactivation
Potassium channels have an additional feature in the N-terminus which makes the channels unable to inactivate. The N-type ... This suggested a physical, tethered mechanism for inactivation as the pronase was inferred to degrade the channel blocker and ... This phenomenon has mainly been studied in potassium channels and sodium channels. The initial evidence for a ball and chain ... The precise sequence of amino acids that makes up the channel-blocking ball in potassium channels was identified through the ...
... and T-type triple calcium channel blocker benidipine acts as an antagonist of mineralocorticoid receptor, a member of nuclear ... In those times, the main use of aldosterone was recognized as the control of renal sodium and the excretion of potassium. Hans ... This leads to higher levels of potassium in serum and increased sodium excretion, resulting in decreased body fluid and lower ... They are often used with other medications, such as ACE inhibitors or beta blockers. Increased urination is a commonly reported ...
... shows promise as an immunosuppressant by inhibiting a specific potassium channel. Its structure prevents intercalation into DNA ... a selective small molecule Kv1.3 blocker, for the suppression of effector memory T cells in autoimmune diseases". Molecular ... Potassium permanganate causes oxidation of the furan ring, while other methods of oxidation produce furan-2,3-carboxylic acid. ... While cell-surface modification and ion channel blocking are two newly discovered mechanisms of action, much research remains ...
Pandinus imperator (Pi3) toxin
The Pi3 toxin is a potent inhibitor of the Kv1.2 potassium channel, encoded by the KCNA2 gene and a less potent blocker of ... It is a potent blocker of voltage-gated potassium channel, Kv1.3 and is closely related to another peptide found in the venom, ... Both Pi3 and Pi2 are considered to belong to the pore blocker family. Pore blockers bind to pore of the ion channel and block ... The human homologues of shaker B channels are the Kv1 channels. The affinity of the Pi3 for shaker B voltage- gated potassium ...
Management of atrial fibrillation
... beta blockers such as metoprolol, bisoprolol, atenolol) Calcium channel blockers (i.e. diltiazem or verapamil) Cardiac ... or by blocking potassium ions (Class III drugs) or a mixture of both. These medications are often used in concert with ... This can be done with: Beta blockers (preferably the "cardioselective" ...
These structures patterns suggest that ImKTx88 may be a potential Kv channel blocker for its similarity with Kv channel blocker ... "Potassium channel toxin ImKTx88 precursor - Isometrus maculatus (Lesser brown scorpion)". www.uniprot.org. Retrieved 2017-10-09 ... "Potassium channels Kv1.3 and Kv1.5 are expressed on blood-derived dendritic cells in the central nervous system". Annals of ... "A novel potassium channel in lymphocyte mitochondria". The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 280 (13): 12790-12798. doi:10.1074/ ...
This gene is responsible for the potassium channel beta subunit MiRP1 which generates the potassium current IKr, and variant ... Beta blockers such as propranolol or nadolol blunt the effects of adrenaline on the heart and thereby reduce the risk of ... "KCNE1 potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily E regulatory subunit 1 [Homo sapiens (human)] - Gene - NCBI". www.ncbi.nlm.nih. ... "KCNE2 potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily E regulatory subunit 2 [Homo sapiens (human)] - Gene - NCBI". www.ncbi.nlm.nih. ...
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... is a weak blocker of the high potassium-induced contraction of smooth muscles. Snake venom CRISP family proteins ... of high-potassium solution depends on the influx of the extracellular calcium ions through voltage-gated calcium channels. ... Therefore, ablomin (and by extension ophanin) most likely targets voltage-gated calcium channels on smooth muscle. The LD50 of ... Phe189 and Glu186 are the most likely functional residues: strong blockers of smooth muscle contraction (ablomin, triflin, and ...
G protein-coupled inwardly-rectifying potassium channel Inward-rectifier potassium ion channel GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ... Blocker H, Ramser J, Beck A, Klages S, Hennig S, Riesselmann L, Dagand E, Haaf T, Wehrmeyer S, Borzym K, Gardiner K, Nizetic D ... G protein-activated inward rectifier potassium channel 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KCNJ6 gene. Mutation in ... "Entrez Gene: KCNJ6 potassium inwardly-rectifying channel, subfamily J, member 6". Masotti, Andrea; Uva, Paolo; Davis-Keppen, ...
Potassium channel blockers). ... are potent blockers of cardiac membrane sodium channels, and ...
Potassium channel blockers, Prolactin releasers, Ureas). ... the voltage-gated potassium channel KCNH2 gene (hERG/Kv11.1), ... The cause is thought to be blockade of hERG voltage-gated potassium channels. The risks are dose-dependent, and appear to be ...
The normal range of potassium is 3.5 to 5 mEq per liter. High blood potassium does not generally result in adverse effects ... Suxamethonium is in the neuromuscular blocker family of medications and is of the depolarizing type. It works by blocking the ... Binding of suxamethonium to the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor results in opening of the receptor's monovalent cation channel ... allowing continued flow of potassium ions into the extracellular fluid. A typical increase of potassium ion serum concentration ...
... which had been found previously and which is also a potassium channel blocker. Lq2 is a component of the venom of the scorpion ... Since all potassium channels share the same ion conducting outer pore structure, Lq2 binds to all three potassium channel types ... It blocks various potassium channels, among others the inward-rectifier potassium ion channel ROMK1. Lq2 is also known as ... especially the Renal Outer Medullary Potassium channel ROMK1. This ion channel contributes to the regulation of the resting ...
Gandhi S, Fleet JL, Bailey DG, McArthur E, Wald R, Rehman F, Garg AX (December 2013). "Calcium-channel blocker-clarithromycin ... Clarithromycin should not be used in the setting of hypokalaemia (low blood potassium) Use of clarithromycin ...
An example of this is potassium sodium tartrate, which is a piezoelectric crystal that works as a transducer, both as a ... Some such microphones have an adjustable angle of coverage between the two channels. A noise-canceling microphone is a highly ... for sound within the earth Hydrophone-transducer for sound in water Ionophone-plasma-based microphone Microphone blocker- ... instead of carrying the signal for a second channel, carries power via a resistor from (normally) a 5 V supply in the computer ...
Subsequently, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, angiotensin receptor ... should not take potassium supplements or potassium-enriched salts due to the risk of high levels of potassium. Physical ... a calcium channel blocker, and a blocker of the renin-angiotensin system. People with refractory hypertension typically have ... calcium channel blockers, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors), and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). ...
Some potassium channels: Inward-rectifier potassium channels: These channels allow potassium ions to flow into the cell in an " ... A variety of ion channel blockers (inorganic and organic molecules) can modulate ion channel activity and conductance. Some ... Potassium channels Voltage-gated potassium channels e.g., Kvs, Kirs etc. Calcium-activated potassium channels e.g., BKCa or ... Sodium channels Voltage-gated sodium channels (NaVs) Epithelial sodium channels (ENaCs) Calcium channels (CaVs) Proton channels ...
Blocker, Jr., Jack S. (Spring 2006). "Race, Sex and Riot: The Springfield, Ohio Race Riots of 1904 and 1906 and the Sources of ... "RENEWED ATTEMPT BY THE JAPANESE TO BLOCK THE PORT ARTHUR CHANNEL ENDS IN DISASTER". San Francisco Call. Vol. 95, no. 119. 28 ... and 12-year-old sons and himself with potassium cyanide. The Norwegian cargo ship Siberia sank after a collision with the ... Japanese forces failed to block the channel at Port Arthur by sinking merchant steamships when Russian forces disabled four ...
Inwardly rectifying potassium channels have been shown to require docking of PIP2 for channel activity. PtdIns(4,5)P2 has been ... Studies utilizing PHPLCδ1 domain over-expression (acting as PI(4,5)P2 buffer or blocker) , PIPKIγ knockout in chromaffin cell ... PIP2 regulates the function of many membrane proteins and ion channels, such as the M-channel. The products of the PLC ... P2 binding sites in Kir2.1 inwardly rectifying potassium channels". FEBS Letters. 490 (1-2): 49-53. doi:10.1016/S0014-5793(01) ...
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Potassium Channel Blockers. Class Summary. By delaying repolarization and prolonging duration of action potential, agents in ... Dalfampridine, a broad-spectrum potassium blocker is approved as a treatment to improve walking in patients with MS. The ... Carbamazepine is a sodium channel blocker that typically provides substantial or complete relief of pain in 80% of individuals ... Neuromuscular Blockers, Botulinum Toxins. Class Summary. The FDA has approved the use of botulinum toxin (Botox) for the ...
Artificial pore blocker acts specifically on voltage-gated potassium channel isoform KV1.6. Journal of Biological Chemistry ... Among voltage-gated potassium channel (KV) isoforms, KV1.6 is one of the most widespread in the nervous system. However, there ... Activity-dependent modulation of neuronal KV channels by retinoic acid enhances CaV channel activity. Journal of Biological ... channels. However, how retinoids might regulate the activity of these channels has not been determined. Here, we show that RA ...
Lidoflazine is a high affinity blocker of the HERG K(+)channel
We investigated whether or not lidoflazine inhibits current through the rapid delayed rectifier K(+) channel alpha subunit ( ... Lidoflazine is an antianginal calcium channel blocker that carries a significant risk of QT interval prolongation and ... Potassium Channel Blockers / metabolism* * Potassium Channel Blockers / pharmacology* * Potassium Channels, Voltage-Gated / ... Lidoflazine is a high affinity blocker of the HERG K(+)channel J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2004 May;36(5):701-5. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc. ...
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The patient required intravenous fluid replacement, potassium supplementation, and an intravenous calcium channel blocker for ... Laboratory serum values included potassium, 2.9 mmol/L, and blood glucose, 157 mg/dL. The patient was admitted to the intensive ... Of the seven patients for whom potassium and glucose measurements were available, seven (100%) were hypokalemic, and five (71 ... potassium, 2.2 mmol/L (reference range: 3.5--5.3 mmol/L); glucose, 243 mg/dL (reference range: 65--115 mg/dL); CO2, 13 mmol/L ( ...
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... a potassium channel blocker, inhibited pheromone production. These results indicate that the receptor-activated Ca2 channel in ... To determine the type of Ca2 channel, isolated glands were incubated with PBAN and organic Ca2 channel blockers. L-type voltage ... This indicates that the Sf9 cells have a Ca2 channel that is coupled to the receptor in a similar way as in the pheromone gland ... These results indicate that activation of the PBAN-receptor maintains the activation of a Ca2 channel for a period of time. ...
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At these high levels, terfenadine is a blocker of potassium channels in the heart.2 Potassium channels are important for ... a calcium channel blocker, and a beta-blocker. Both slow the heart rate by different mechanisms, and the combination is ... However, fexofenadine is more than 50 times less active in blocking potassium channels in the heart and therefore, unlike ... many textbooks and computer pro-grams warn against concomitant use of any beta-blocker and any calcium channel blocker. This ...
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... potassium channel openers and blockers have been developed for pharmaceutical purposes. Likewise, CaCC blockers may reduce ... In order to study potassium channels, we have chosen to isolate individual potassium channel genes so that the channels they ... Thus our channel studies were initiated by positional cloning of the Shaker voltage-gated potassium (Kv) channel gene in the ... channels - founding members of two large, distantly related families of potassium channels - as well as expression cloning of ...
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The effects of pure potassium channel blocker nifekalant and sodium channel blocker mexiletine on malignant ventricular ... Plasma sodium and potassium annually. Repeat blood and urine sodium and potassium level measurement if abnormal Referral to ... Increased sodium channel use-dependent inhibition by a new potent analogue of tocainide greatly enhances in vivo antimyotonic ... 11 Mexiletine and other antiarrhythmic drugs should be administered with caution due to their ability to block sodium channels ...
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Neuronal Potassium Channel Openers. Ezogabine (Potiga), known as retigabine internationally, has a novel mechanism of action as ... Calcium channel blockers. Calcium channels exist in 3 known forms in the human brain: L, N, and T. These channels are small and ... Sodium channel blockers. The firing of an action potential by an axon is accomplished through sodium channels. Each sodium ... Sodium Channel Blockers. Sodium channel blockade is the most common and best-characterized mechanism of currently available ...
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It has been shown that zinc acts as an intestinal epithelial cell basolateral potassium channel blocker of cyclic AMP-mediated ... Therefore, we are studying the role of calcium-activated Cl channels in intestinal chloride secretion under physiological ... The discovery that calcium-activated chloride channels are involved in intestinal chloride secretion provides additional ... is also involved in intestinal chloride secretion in addition to the well characterized CFTR channel. Increased understanding ...
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Calcium Channel Blockers. Class Summary. Calcium channel blockers are smooth-muscle relaxants. In combination with prednisolone ... Potassium citrate is absorbed and metabolized to potassium bicarbonate, thus acting as a systemic alkalizer. Its effects are ... Alpha Blockers, Antihypertensives. Class Summary. Alpha-blockers are smooth-muscle relaxants. They have been shown to ... Alpha blockers for treatment of ureteric stones: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 2016 Dec 1. 355:i6112. [QxMD MEDLINE ...
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The role of K ATP channels in cerebral ischemic stroke and diabetes ... Keywords: potassium channels; KATP channels; KATP channel blockers; sulfonylurea; stroke; diabetes ... ATP-sensitive potassium (KATP) channels are ubiquitously expressed on the plasma membrane of cells in multiple organs, ... In this review, we discussed the potential effects of KATP channel blockers when used under pathological conditions related to ...
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... therapy but introduces a new paradigm known as potassium-competitive channel blockers. This is a new drug that has now become ... The second paper, "Double-Blind Randomized Trial of the Potassium-Competitive Acid Blocker Vonoprazan vs. the Proton Pump ... This was a double-blinded, randomized trial of the potassium-competitive acid blocker vonoprazan in comparison with ...
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Potassium Channel Blockers. Class Summary. By delaying repolarization and prolonging duration of action potential, agents in ... Dalfampridine, a broad-spectrum potassium blocker is approved as a treatment to improve walking in patients with MS. The ... Carbamazepine is a sodium channel blocker that typically provides substantial or complete relief of pain in 80% of individuals ... Neuromuscular Blockers, Botulinum Toxins. Class Summary. The FDA has approved the use of botulinum toxin (Botox) for the ...
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