AOPs Including This Stressor
|Binding to the picrotoxin site of ionotropic GABA receptors leading to epileptic seizures||High|
Events Including This Stressor
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Neurotoxic pesticides, such as lindane, alpha-endosulphan and dieldrin, share structural similiarity (and compete for the binding site) with picrotoxin, inhibit TBPS binding, induce seizures and block Cl-currents through ionophore. (A.V. Kalueff. 2007. Mapping convulsants' binding to the GABA-A receptor chloride ionophore: a prposed model for channel binding sites. Neurochem Int. 50(1): 61-8.)
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