Cat. No. 1121
Chemical Name: (R)-N-(2-Hydroxy-1-methylethyl)-5Z,
Biological ActivityStable anandamide analog that is a selective agonist for the CB1 receptor (Ki values are 20 and 815 nM for CB1 and CB2 receptors respectively). Also displays agonist activity at vanilloid receptors. Also available in water-soluble emulsion (Cat. No. 1782).
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Zygmunt et al (1999) Vanilloid receptors on sensory nerves mediate the vasodilator action of anandamide. Nature 400 452. PMID: 10440374.
Carriero et al (1998) A detailed characterization of the effects of four cannabinoid agonists on operant lever pressing. Psychopharmacology (Berl.) 137 147. PMID: 9630001.
Khanolkar et al (1996) Head group analogs of arachidonylethanolamide, the endogenous cannabinoid ligand. J.Med.Chem. 39 4515. PMID: 8893848.
Abadji et al (1994) (R)-Methanandamide: a chiral novel anandamide possessing higher potency and metabolic stability. J.Med.Chem. 37 1889. PMID: 8021930.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (R)-(+)-Methanandamide include:
Grace et al (2014) Identification of a pharmacological target for genioglossus reactivation throughout sleep. Nat Chem Biol 37 41. PMID: 24470694.
Korossy-Mruk et al (2013) Neonatal DSP-4 treatment modifies antinociceptive effects of the CB1 receptor agonist methanandamide in adult rats. Neurotox Res 23 39. PMID: 22488162.
Carney et al (2009) Cannabinoid regulation of nitric oxide synthase I (nNOS) in neuronal cells. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol 4 338. PMID: 19365734.
Mendiguren and Pineda (2009) Effect of the CB(1) receptor antagonists rimonabant and AM251 on the firing rate of dorsal raphe nucleus neurons in rat brain slices. Br J Pharmacol 158 1579. PMID: 19845674.
Justinova et al (2008) Blockade of THC-seeking behavior and relapse in monkeys by the cannabinoid CB(1)-receptor antagonist rimonabant. Neuropsychopharmacology 33 2870. PMID: 18305459.
Cenni et al (2006) Differential effect of cannabinoid agonists and endocannabinoids on histamine release from distinct regions of the rat brain. Eur J Neurosci 24 1633. PMID: 17004927.
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