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Restenosis and angiogenesis

Disease ID:818
Name:Restenosis and angiogenesis
Associated with:1 target


Role:  Involved in T and B cell activation; vascular smooth muscle and endothelial cell proliferation
Drugs:  TRAM-34
Side effects:  none reported in mice or rats
Therapeutic use:  Potential use of KCa3.1 blockers as immunosuppressants and for the prevention of restenosis and angiogenesis
References:  1-7


No ligand related data available for Restenosis and angiogenesis


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1. Chandy KG, Wulff H, Beeton C, Pennington M, Gutman GA, Cahalan MD. (2004) K+ channels as targets for specific immunomodulation. Trends Pharmacol Sci, 25 (5): 280-9. [PMID:15120495]

2. Ghanshani S, Wulff H, Miller MJ, Rohm H, Neben A, Gutman GA, Cahalan MD, Chandy KG. (2000) Up-regulation of the IKCa1 potassium channel during T-cell activation. Molecular mechanism and functional consequences. J Biol Chem, 275 (47): 37137-49. [PMID:10961988]

3. Grgic I, Eichler I, Heinau P, Si H, Brakemeier S, Hoyer J, Köhler R. (2005) Selective blockade of the intermediate-conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channel suppresses proliferation of microvascular and macrovascular endothelial cells and angiogenesis in vivo. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 25 (4): 704-9. [PMID:15662023]

4. Köhler R, Wulff H, Eichler I, Kneifel M, Neumann D, Knorr A, Grgic I, Kämpfe D, Si H, Wibawa J, Real R, Borner K, Brakemeier S, Orzechowski HD, Reusch HP, Paul M, Chandy KG, Hoyer J. (2003) Blockade of the intermediate-conductance calcium-activated potassium channel as a new therapeutic strategy for restenosis. Circulation, 108 (9): 1119-25. [PMID:12939222]

5. Reich EP, Cui L, Yang L, Pugliese-Sivo C, Golovko A, Petro M, Vassileva G, Chu I, Nomeir AA, Zhang LK et al.. (2005) Blocking ion channel KCNN4 alleviates the symptoms of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in mice. Eur J Immunol, 35 (4): 1027-36. [PMID:15770697]

6. Wulff H, Kolski-Andreaco A, Sankaranarayanan A, Sabatier JM, Shakkottai V. (2007) Modulators of small- and intermediate-conductance calcium-activated potassium channels and their therapeutic indications. Curr Med Chem, 14 (13): 1437-57. [PMID:17584055]

7. Wulff H, Miller MJ, Hansel W, Grissmer S, Cahalan MD, Chandy KG. (2000) Design of a potent and selective inhibitor of the intermediate-conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channel, IKCa1: a potential immunosuppressant. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 97 (14): 8151-6. [PMID:10884437]