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Substance Name: Taipoxin
RN: 52019-39-3


  • From Oxyuranus s. scutellatus, an elapid; presynaptically active neurotoxin.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Neuromuscular Agents
  • Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
  • Peripheral Nervous System Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Taipoxin


  • Oxyuranus scutellatus taipoxin
  • Snake toxins
  • Taipoxin (Oxyuranus scutellatus)

Systematic Name

  • Taipoxin

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 52019-39-3

System Generated Number

  • 0052019393


Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intravenous 2ug/kg (0.002mg/kg)   Toxicon. Vol. 17, Pg. 170, 1979.
mouse LD50 unreported 2ug/kg (0.002mg/kg)   Toxicon. Vol. 13, Pg. 90, 1975.