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Multiple actions of {varphi}-LITX-Lw1a on ryanodine receptors reveal a functional link between scorpion DDH and ICK toxins

Smith, Jennifer J.; Vetter, Irina; Lewis, Richard J.; Peigneur, Steve; Tytgat, Jan; Lam, Alex; Gallant, Esther; Beard, Nicole; Alewood, Paul F; Dulhunty, Angela


We recently reported the isolation of a scorpion toxin named U1-liotoxin-Lw1a (U1-LITX-Lw1a) that adopts an unusual 3D fold termed the disulfide-directed hairpin (DDH) motif, which is the proposed evolutionary structural precursor of the three-disulfide-c

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1214062110
Access Rights: Open Access


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