A lactone breakdown product of picrotoxin; pharmacologic properties resemble those of picrotoxin.
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Ligands for the binding sites of GABA, benzodiazepines, bariburates, picrotoxinin and loreclezole did not affect the binding of valerenic acid.
Ethanol alleviates suppression in this situation, but isopropyl-bicyclophosphate, a drug that binds to the picrotoxinin site of the GABA receptor complex, reversed the effects of ethanol on punished responding in a dose-dependent manner.