Family

Scorpion short chain toxin, potassium channel inhibitor (IPR001947)

Short name: Scorpion_toxinS_K_inh

Family relationships

None.

Description

Scorpion venoms contain a variety of peptides toxic to mammals, insects and crustaceans. Among these peptides there is a family of short toxins (30 to 40 residues) [PMID: 7998956, PMID: 7819188]. This entry represents members of this family with potassium channel blocking activity [PMID: 15146482].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0009405 pathogenesis

Molecular Function

GO:0008200 ion channel inhibitor activity

Cellular Component

GO:0005576 extracellular region

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
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