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MedKoo CAT#: 412615

CAS#: 71-62-5

Description: Veratridine is a benzoate-cevane found in VERATRUM and Schoenocaulon. It activates SODIUM CHANNELS to stay open longer than normal.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 71-62-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 412615
Name: Veratridine
CAS#: 71-62-5
Chemical Formula: C36H51NO11
Exact Mass: 673.3462
Molecular Weight: 673.8
Elemental Analysis: C, 64.17; H, 7.63; N, 2.08; O, 26.12

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10.0mg USD 375.0 2 Weeks
25.0mg USD 669.0 2 Weeks
100.0mg USD 1610.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: Veratridine; NSC7524; NSC-7524 NSC 7524

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 4,9-Epoxycevane-3beta,4alpha,12,14,16beta,17,20-heptol 3-veratrate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C36H51NO11/c1-19-6-11-26-31(3,40)35(43)25(17-37(26)16-19)33(42)18-34-24(32(33,41)15-27(35)38)10-9-23-30(34,2)13-12-28(36(23,44)48-34)47-29(39)20-7-8-21(45-4)22(14-20)46-5/h7-8,14,19,23-28,38,40-44H,6,9-13,15-18H2,1-5H3/t19-,23-,24-,25-,26-,27-,28-,30-,31+,32+,33+,34?,35-,36+/m0/s1

SMILES Code: [H][C@@]12[C@](O3)(O)[C@@H](OC(C4=CC=C(OC)C(OC)=C4)=O)CC[C@]1(C)C53C[C@@]6(O)[C@]7([H])CN8C[C@@H](C)CC[C@]([H])8[C@@](C)(O)[C@@]7(O)[C@@H](O)C[C@@]6(O)[C@]5([H])CC2

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 673.8 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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7: Kratholm NM, Jensen PS, Kringelholt S, Simonsen U, Bek T. Activation of Veratridine Sensitive Sodium Channels, But not Electrical Field Stimulation, Dilates Porcine Retinal Arterioles with Preserved Perivascular Tissue. Curr Eye Res. 2017 Nov;42(11):1497-1502. doi: 10.1080/02713683.2017.1337156. Epub 2017 Sep 14. PMID: 28910154.

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