Cat. No. 2918

Veratridine C36H51NO11 [71-62-5]

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Chemical Name: 4α,9-Epoxy-3β-veratroyloxy-5β-cevan-4β,12,14,16β,17,20-hexaol

Biological Activity

Voltage-gated Na+ channel opener; increases intracellular Ca2+ with no effect on the Na+/Ca2+ exchanger. Steroid-derived alkaloid neurotoxin. Increases membrane Na+ permeability and depolarizes excitable tissues.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Fekete et al (2009) Mechanism of the persistant sodium current activator veratridine-evoked Ca2+ elevation: implication for epilepsy. J.Neurochem. 111 745. PMID: 19719824.

Maroto et al (1994) Effects of Ca2+ channel antagonists on chromaffin cell death and cytosolic Ca2+ oscillations induced by veratridine. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 270 331. PMID: 7805782.

McKinney et al (1986) Purification, solubility and pKa of veratridine. Anal.Biochem. 153 33. PMID: 3963380.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Veratridine include:

Battefeld et al (2016) Myelinating satellite oligodendrocytes are integrated in a glial syncytium constraining neuronal high-frequency activity. Biol Psychiatry 7 11298. PMID: 27161034.

Malmersjö et al (2013) Neural progenitors organize in small-world networks to promote cell proliferation. Nat Commun 110 E1524. PMID: 23576737.

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