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omega-Conotoxins

A family of structurally related neurotoxic peptides from mollusk venom that inhibit voltage-activated entry of calcium into the presynaptic membrane. They selectively inhibit N-, P-, and Q-type calcium channels.
Also Known As:
omega-Conotoxin; omega Conotoxin; omega Conotoxins
Networked: 53 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 3 trials/studies)

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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Lewis, R J: 3 articles (02/2010 - 11/2000)
2. Adams, D J: 2 articles (02/2010 - 11/2000)
3. Drinkwater, R: 2 articles (02/2010 - 11/2000)
4. Alewood, P F: 2 articles (02/2010 - 11/2000)
5. Wright, Christine E: 2 articles (01/2005 - 09/2002)
6. Angus, James A: 2 articles (01/2005 - 09/2002)
7. Scott, David A: 2 articles (01/2005 - 09/2002)
8. Lewis, Richard J: 2 articles (08/2004 - 01/2004)
9. Schroeder, Christina I: 2 articles (08/2004 - 01/2004)
10. Nielsen, K J: 2 articles (11/2000 - 03/2000)

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Hyperalgesia
3. Ischemia
4. Seizures (Seizure)
5. Paraneoplastic Syndromes (Paraneoplastic Syndrome)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Calcium Channels (Calcium Channel)
2. N-Type Calcium Channels (N-Type Calcium Channel)
3. Neurotransmitter Agents (Neurotransmitter)
4. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)
5. Peptides
6. Neurotoxins
7. Dopamine (Intropin)
8. Antigens
9. Nifedipine (Adalat)
10. omega-Conotoxin GVIA

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Therapeutics
2. Ligation
3. Intravenous Injections
4. Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS)