Alpha-bungarotoxin is a polypeptide snake toxin that binds to the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor found at the neuromuscular junction with high affinity. Fluorescent alpha-bungarotoxin can be used for labeling of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors at neuromuscular junctions in tissue sections. Alpha-bungarotoxin may also be used for detection of GABA A receptor subsets in cells (1), or for labeling recombinant proteins that express the alpha-bungarotoxin binding site (BBS) epitope tag (2).
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We also offer Biotin-XX-alpha-bungarotoxin (catalog. no. 00017), and unconjugated alpha-bungarotoxin.(catalog no. 00010-1). See our complete selection of alpha-Bungarotoxins below.
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