NMDA antagonist (IC50 = 11 μM for inhibition of [3H]MK-801 binding to rat forebrain membranes). Protects against NMDA- and quisqualate-induced neurotoxicity (EC50 = 3.8 μM) and enhances dopamine D1 receptor activity. Inhibits NF-κB, reducing TNF-α, IL-6 and nitric oxide production, and acts as a free radical scavenger. Exhibits beneficial effects in experimental models of multiple sclerosis, bacterial meningitis, septic shock, epilepsy, and traumatic and ischemic brain injury. Brain penetrant.
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|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.59 mL||12.93 mL||25.87 mL|
|5 mM||0.52 mL||2.59 mL||5.17 mL|
|10 mM||0.26 mL||1.29 mL||2.59 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.26 mL||0.52 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Eshhar et al (1993) HU-211, a non-psychotropic cannabinoid, rescues cortical neurones from excitatory amino acid toxicity in culture. Neuroreport 5 237 PMID: 8298080
Striem et al (1997) Interaction of dexanabinol (HU-211), a novel NMDA receptor antagonist, with the dopaminergic system. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 338 205 PMID: 9424014
Gallily et al (1997) Protection against septic shock and suppression of tumor necrosis factor α and nitric oxide production by dexanabinol (HU-211), a nonpsychotropic cannabinoid. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 283 918 PMID: 9353414
Juttler et al (2004) The cannabinoid dexanabinol is an inhibitor of the nuclear factor kappa B (NF-κB). Neuropharmacology 47 580 PMID: 15380375
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