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Definition of Picrotoxin. Meaning of Picrotoxin. Synonyms of Picrotoxin

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Definition of Picrotoxin

Picrotoxin Pic`ro*tox"in, n. [Gr. ? bitter + toxic + -in.] (Chem.) A bitter white crystalline substance found in the cocculus indicus. It is a peculiar poisonous neurotic and intoxicant, and consists of a mixture of several neutral substances.

Meaning of Picrotoxin from wikipedia

- picrotoxin, also known as cocculin, is a poisonous crystalline plant compound, first isolated by the french pharmacist and chemist pierre françois guillaume
- family cocculus indicus, the fruit of anamirta cocculus, a source of picrotoxin, a poisonous alkaloid with stimulant properties cynosurus indicus, a gr****
- deet hirsh k, wang sc. respiratory stimulant effects of ethamivan and picrotoxin. journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. 1975 may;193(2):657-63
- anticancer drug pertussis toxin, an inhibitor of g-protein coupled receptors picrotoxin, a poisonous crystalline plant alkaloid pneumothorax, a medical condition
- selective brucine strychnine tutin non-selective bicuculline caffeine picrotoxin pitrazepin thiocolchicoside glycine receptor agonist miyakawa, n;
- by iuphar as a major criterion in the definition of gabaa receptors  picrotoxin manske, r. h. f. (1932). 'the alkaloids of fumaraceous plants. ii.
- convulsant potency was strongly correlated to in vitro affinity to the picrotoxin binding site on the gaba-a receptor complex. many gaba-a ligands are effective
-   petralia sm, frye ca (march 2005). 'in the ventral tegmental area picrotoxin blocks fgin 1-27-induced increases in ****ual behavior of rats and hamsters'