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omega-Agatoxin IVA

A neuropeptide toxin from the venom of the funnel web spider, Agelenopsis aperta. It inhibits CALCIUM CHANNELS, P-TYPE by altering the voltage-dependent gating so that very large depolarizations are needed for channel opening. It also inhibits CALCIUM CHANNELS, Q-TYPE.
Also Known As:
IVA, omega-Agatoxin; omega Aga IVA; omega Agatoxin IVA; omega-Aga-IVA
Networked: 20 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 2 trials/studies)

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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Kanemasa, T: 2 articles (08/2000 - 04/2000)
2. Asakura, K: 2 articles (08/2000 - 04/2000)
3. Kagawa, K: 2 articles (08/2000 - 04/2000)
4. Minagawa, K: 2 articles (08/2000 - 04/2000)
5. Ninomiya, M: 2 articles (08/2000 - 04/2000)
6. Allana, T N: 1 article (07/2008)
7. Lin, J-W: 1 article (07/2008)
8. Cheng, Jen-Kun: 1 article (01/2006)
9. Chiou, Lih-Chu: 1 article (01/2006)
10. Chen, Chien-Chuan: 1 article (01/2006)

Related Diseases

1. Neurogenic Inflammation
2. Reflex Epilepsy (Photosensitive Epilepsy)
3. Seizures (Seizure)
4. Migraine Disorders (Migraine)
5. Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. alpha-eudesmol
2. Q-Type Calcium Channels (Q-Type Calcium Channel)
3. omega-conotoxin-MVIIC
4. omega-Conotoxin GVIA
5. Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide
6. Capsaicin (Zostrix)
7. omega-Agatoxin IVA
8. Nimodipine (Modus)
9. Glutamic Acid (Glutamate)
10. Verapamil (Calan)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Ligation