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Description: Cannabinoid receptor partial agonist
Chemical Name: 2-[(2E)-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadienyl)-5-pentyl-1,3-benzenediol
Purity: ≥95% (HPLC)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for Cannabigerol

Cannabigerol is a partial agonist of CB2 and CB1 receptors (Ki values are 337 and 440 nM respectively). Also exhibits α2-adrenoceptor agonist activity (EC50 = 0.2 nM in mouse brain membranes).

Technical Data for Cannabigerol

M. Wt 316.48
Formula C21H32O2
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥95% (HPLC)
CAS Number 25654-31-3
PubChem ID 5315659
Smiles OC(C=C(CCCCC)C=C1O)=C1C/C=C(C)/CC/C=C(C)\C

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Solubility Data for Cannabigerol

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
ethanol 31.65 100
DMSO 31.65 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for Cannabigerol

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 316.48. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.16 mL 15.8 mL 31.6 mL
5 mM 0.63 mL 3.16 mL 6.32 mL
10 mM 0.32 mL 1.58 mL 3.16 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.32 mL 0.63 mL

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References for Cannabigerol

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Gauson et al (2007) Cannabigerol behaves as a partial agonist at both CB1 and CB2 receptors. Symposium on the Cannabinoids 206

Pertwee The diverse CB1 and CB2 receptor pharmacology of three plant cannabinoids: Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, cannabidiol and Δ9-tetrahydrocannabivarin. Br.J.Pharmacol. 153 199 PMID: 17828291

Cascio et al (2010) Evidence that the plant cannabinoid cannabigerol is a highly potent α2-adrenoceptor agonist and moderately potent 5HT1A receptor antagonist. Br.J.Pharmacol. 159 129 PMID: 20002104

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