"Apamin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A highly neurotoxic polypeptide from the venom of the honey bee (Apis mellifera). It consists of 18 amino acids with two disulfide bridges and causes hyperexcitability resulting in convulsions and respiratory paralysis.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Apamin" by people in Profiles.
Activity-Dependent Plasticity of Spike Pauses in Cerebellar Purkinje Cells. Cell Rep. 2016 Mar 22; 14(11):2546-53.
SK2 channel modulation contributes to compartment-specific dendritic plasticity in cerebellar Purkinje cells. Neuron. 2012 Jul 12; 75(1):108-20.
Small-conductance calcium-activated K+ channels are expressed in pancreatic islets and regulate glucose responses. Diabetes. 2003 Aug; 52(8):2000-6.