Discontinued Product

Cannabinol (Cat. No. 3130) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Cannabinoid receptor agonist; not psychoactive
Alternative Names: CBN
Chemical Name: 6,6,9-Trimethyl-3-pentyl-6H-benzo[c]chromen-1-ol
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Biological Activity for Cannabinol

Cannabinol is a CB2 and CB1 receptor agonist (Ki values are 126 and 211 nM respectively). Inhibits adenylyl cyclase (EC50 values are 120 and 261 nM for CB1 and CB2 receptors respectively) and suppresses immune cell function. Major constituent of cannabis; displays little or no psychotropic activity.

Technical Data for Cannabinol

M. Wt 310.43
Formula C21H26O2
Storage Store at -20°C
CAS Number 521-35-7
PubChem ID 2543
Smiles CC1=CC2=C(C(C)(C)OC3=C2C(O)=CC(CCCCC)=C3)C=C1

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

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References for Cannabinol

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

Rhee et al (1997) Cannabinol derivatives: binding to cannabinoid receptors and inhibition of adenylyl cyclase. J.Med.Chem. 40 3228 PMID: 9379442

Herring et al (1998) Inhibition of the cyclic AMP signaling cascade and nuclear factor binding to CRE and kB elements by cannabinol, a minimally CNS-active cannabinoid. Biochem.Pharmacol. 55 1013 PMID: 9605425

Zygmunt et al (2002) Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabinol activate capsaicin-sensitive sensory nerves via a CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptor-independent mechanism. J.Neurosci. 22 4720 PMID: 12040079

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Cannabinoid Receptor Ligands Scientific Review

Cannabinoid Receptor Ligands Scientific Review

Written by Roger Pertwee, this review discusses compounds which affect the activity of the endocannabinoid system, focusing particularly on ligands that are most widely used as experimental tools and denotes compounds available from Tocris.