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Keyword - Voltage-gated sodium channel impairing toxin (KW-0738)

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Protein which interferes with the function of voltage-gated sodium channels (Nav) which are membrane proteins forming a channel in a biological membrane selectively permeable to sodium ions, and open in response to a change in membrane potential. They are found in various venoms from snakes, scorpions and spiders.


Molecular function

Gene Ontology


sodium channel inhibitor activity [ GO:0019871 ]


ToxinVoltage-gated sodium channel impairing toxinIon channel impairing toxinMolecular function
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