AM 404 (in Tocrisolve™ 100)

Discontinued Product

Unfortunately AM 404 (in Tocrisolve™ 100) (Cat. No. 1685) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Cat.No. 1685 - AM 404 (in Tocrisolve 100) | C26H37NO2 | CAS No. 198022-70-7
Description: Anandamide transport inhibitor (in water-soluble emulsion)
Chemical Name: N-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z-eicosatetraenamide

Biological Activity

Competitive and selective inhibitor of carrier-mediated anandamide transport (IC50 = 1 μM), in water-soluble emulsion (for details see TocrisolveTM 100 Cat. No. 1684). Does not activate CB1 receptors or inhibit anandamide hydrolysis but has been shown to activate native and cloned vanilloid receptors (pEC50 = 7.4). Active in vivo. Also available as solid AM 404 (Cat. No. 1116).

Technical Data

M. Wt 395.58
Formula C26H37NO2
Storage Store at +4°C
CAS Number 198022-70-7
PubChem ID 6604822

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 395.58. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.53 mL 12.64 mL 25.28 mL
5 mM 0.51 mL 2.53 mL 5.06 mL
10 mM 0.25 mL 1.26 mL 2.53 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.25 mL 0.51 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Beltramo et al (1997) Functional role of high-affinity anandamide transport, as revealed by selective inhibition. Science 277 1094 PMID: 9262477

Calignano et al (1997) Potentiation of anandamide hypotension by the transport inhibitor, AM 404. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 337 R1 PMID: 9389389

Piomelli et al (1999) Structural determinants for recognition and translocation by the anandamide transporter. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 96 5802 PMID: 10318965

Zygmunt et al (2000) The anandamide transport inhibitor AM404 activates vanilloid receptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 396 39 PMID: 10822052

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