Cat. No. 3836
Chemical Name: 4-[Bis(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)hydroxy
Biological ActivityPotent and selective MAGL inhibitor. Blocks hydrolysis of the endocannabinoid 2-arachidonyl glycerol (2-AG) in vivo in the mouse brain (IC50 = 8 nM). Potentiates depolarization-induced suppression of excitability in cerebellar Purkinje neurons. Exhibits >300-fold selectivity for MAGL over FAAH in vitro. Attenuates nociception in neuropathic and inflammatory pain models. Also reduces free fatty acid levels in primary tumors.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Kinsey et al (2013) Repeated low-dose administration of the monoacylglycerol lipase inhibitor JZL184 retains cannabinoid receptor type 1-mediated antinociceptive and gastroprotective effects. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 345 492. PMID: 23412396.
Zhang et al (2012) Dysregulated lipid metabolism in cancer. World J.Biol.Chem. 3 167. PMID: 22937213.
Long et al (2009) Selective blockade of 2-arachidonylglycerol hydrolysis produces cannabinoid behavioral effects. Nat.Chem.Biol. 5 37. PMID: 19029917.
Pan et al (2009) Blockade of 2-arachidonylglycerol hydrolysis by selective monoacylglycerol lipase inhibitor 4-nitrophenyl 4-(dibenzo[d][1,3]dioxol-5-yl(hydroxy)methyl)piperidine-1-carboxylate (JZL184) enhances retrograde endocannabinoid signaling. J.Pharm.Exp.Ther. 331 591. PMID: 19666749.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for JZL 184 include:
Martin et al (2015) Endocannabinoids Mediate Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor-Dependent Long-Term Depression in the Adult Medial Prefrontal Cortex. Stem Cells Dev 9 457. PMID: 26648844.
Sardinha et al (2014) Experimental cannabinoid 2 receptor-mediated immune modulation in sepsis. Front Cell Neurosci 2014 978678. PMID: 24803745.
Malenczyk et al (2013) CB1 cannabinoid receptors couple to focal adhesion kinase to control insulin release. J Biol Chem 288 32685. PMID: 24089517.
Valdeolivas et al (2013) The inhibition of 2-arachidonoyl-glycerol (2-AG) biosynthesis, rather than enhancing striatal damage, protects striatal neurons from malonate-induced death: a potential role of cyclooxygenase-2-dependent metabolism of 2-AG. Cell Death Dis 4 e862. PMID: 24136226.
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