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Biological Activity for AM 1172
AM 1172 is a metabolically stable anandamide uptake inhibitor (IC50 = 2.1 - 2.5 μM) and fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) inhibitor (Ki = 3.18 μM). Inhibits N-arachidonylethanolamine (AEA) accumulation (IC50 = 24 μM) and hydrolysis (Ki = 3 μM), and inhibits N-palmitoylethanolamine (PEA) hydrolysis (IC50 = 36 μM) in cerebellar granule neurons. Also acts as a non-selective cannabinoid receptor partial agonist (EC50 values are 189 and 271 nM at CB2 and CB1 receptors respectively). FABP inhibitor.
Technical Data for AM 1172
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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Solubility Data for AM 1172
|Solubility||Soluble in ethanol (supplied pre-dissolved in anhydrous ethanol, 10mg/ml)|
References for AM 1172
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Kaczocha et al (2006) Anandamide uptake is consistent with rate-limited diffusion and is regulated by the degree of its hydrolysis by fatty acid amide hydrolase. J.Biol.Chem. 281 9066 PMID: 16461355
Hillard et al (2007) Studies of anandamide accumulation inhibitors in cerebellar granule neurons. J.Mol.Neurosci. 33 18 PMID: 17901541
Fegley et al (2004) Anandamide transport is independent of fatty-acid amide hydrolase activity and is blocked by the hydrolysis-resistant inhibitor AM1172. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 101 8756
Deutsch (2016) A personal retrospective: Elevating Anandamide (AEA) by targeting fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) and the fatty acid binding proteins (FABPs). Front.Pharmacol. 7 370 PMID: 27790143
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