Definitions for veratridine

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  1. veratridine(Noun)

    Any of a family of neurotoxic steroid-derived alkaloids, occurring in the seeds of the sabadilla plant


  1. Veratridine

    Veratridine is a steroid-derived alkaloid from plants in the Liliaceae family that functions as a neurotoxin by activating sodium ion channels. It is primarily obtained from the herb Veratrum and sabadilla seeds. It binds to intramembrane receptor site 2 and increases intracellular Ca2+ concentration. It acts by preferentially binding to activated Na+ channels causing persistent activation that leads to increased nerve excitability.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Veratridine

    A benzoate-cevane found in VERATRUM and Schoenocaulon. It activates SODIUM CHANNELS to stay open longer than normal.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of veratridine in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of veratridine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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