Discontinued Product

Batrachotoxin (Cat. No. 2914) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Voltage-gated Na+ channel activator
Alternative Names: BTX
Chemical Name: (1S)-1-[(5aR,7aR,9R,11aS,11bS,12R,13aR)-1,2,3,4,7a,8,9,10,11,11a,12,13-Dodecahydro-9,12-dihydroxy-2-11a-dimethyl-7H-9,11b-epoxy-13a,5a-propenophenanthro[2,1-f][1,4]oxazepin-14-yl]ethyl 2,4-dimethyl-1H-pyrrole-3-carboxylate
Literature (5)

Biological Activity for Batrachotoxin

Potent neurotoxin that activates voltage-gated sodium channels. Shifts voltage-dependent activation to more negative potentials, inactivation is disabled and pore conductance and selectivity are altered (displays increased permeability for NH4+, K+ and Cs+ ions).

Technical Data for Batrachotoxin

M. Wt 538.67
Formula C31H42N2O6
Storage Store at -20°C
CAS Number 23509-16-2
Smiles O[C@]1(O6)CC[C@@]2(C)[C@@](CC=C3[C@@]62[C@H](O)C[C@@]4(CN7C)[C@@](OCC7)3CC=C4[C@@H](OC(C5=C(C)NC=C5C)=O)C)([H])C1

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Product Datasheets for Batrachotoxin

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References for Batrachotoxin

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Li et al (2002) The batrachotoxin receptor on the voltage-gated sodium channel is guarded by the channel activation gate. Mol.Pharmacol. 61 905 PMID: 11901230

Bosmans et al (2004) The poison dart frog's batrachotoxin modulates NaV1.8. FEBS Lett. 577 245 PMID: 15527793

Wang et al (2006) How batrachotocin modifies the sodium channel permeation pathway: computer modeling and site-directed mutagenesis. Mol.Pharmacol. 69 788 PMID: 16354762

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