Cobra Cardiotoxin Proteins
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Most abundant proteins in COBRA venom; basic polypeptides of 57 to 62 amino acids with four disulfide bonds and a molecular weight of less than 7000; causes skeletal and cardiac muscle contraction, interferes with neuromuscular and ganglionic transmission, depolarizes nerve, muscle and blood cell membranes, thus causing hemolysis.
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Myofiber-specific inhibition of TGF? signaling protects skeletal muscle from injury and dystrophic disease in mice. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Dec 20; 23(25):6903-15.
Age-dependent effect of myostatin blockade on disease severity in a murine model of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy. Am J Pathol. 2006 Jun; 168(6):1975-85.