β-Bungarotoxin blocks neurotransmission at neuromuscular junctions. The toxin contains a smaller subunit that blocks voltage-gated potassium channels on presynaptic membranes, and a larger subunit that has phospholipase A2 activity.
- Lyophilized white powder soluble in water
- Store at -20°C and protect from light
- MW: ~20,000
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