JWH 015

Discontinued Product

JWH 015 (Cat. No. 1341) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Selective CB2 agonist
Chemical Name: (2-Methyl-1-propyl-1H-indol-3-yl)-1-naphthalenylmethanone
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (21)
Reviews (1)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for JWH 015

Selective CB2 agonist (Ki values are 13.8 and 383 nM as measured at human cloned CB2 and CB1 receptors expressed in CHO cells).

Technical Data for JWH 015

M. Wt 327.43
Formula C23H21NO
Storage Desiccate at -20°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 155471-08-2
PubChem ID 4273754
Smiles CCCN1C(C)=C(C(=O)C2=CC=CC3=CC=CC=C23)C2=CC=CC=C12

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 JWH 015

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

Chin et al (1999) The third transmembrane helix of the cannabinoid receptor plays a role in the selectivity of aminoalkylindoles for CB2, peripheral cannabinoid receptor. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 291 837 PMID: 10525107

Griffin et al (1997) Evidence for the presence of CB2-like receptor on peripheral nerve terminals. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 339 53 PMID: 9450616

Pertwee et al (1999) Pharmacology of cannabinoid receptor ligands. Curr.Med.Chem. 6 635 PMID: 10469884

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21 Citations for JWH 015

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for JWH 015 include:

Ghosh et al (2018) The Endocannabinoid/Cannabinoid Receptor 2 System Protects Against Cisplatin-Induced Hearing Loss. Front Cell Neurosci 12 271 PMID: 30186120

Agudelo et al (2016) Alcohol and Cannabinoids Differentially Affect HIV Infection and Function of Human Monocyte-Derived Dendritic Cells (MDDC). Front Microbiol 6 1452 PMID: 26733986

Landry et al (2012) Spinal cannabinoid receptor type 2 agonist reduces mechanical allodynia and induces mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatases in a rat model of neuropathic pain. J Pain 13 836 PMID: 22901764

Negrete et al (2011) The antinociceptive effects of JWH-015 in chronic inflammatory pain are produced by nitric oxide-cGMP-PKG-KATP pathway activation mediated by opioids. PLoS One 6 e26688 PMID: 22031841

Robinson et al (2013) Cannabinoids inhibit T-cells via cannabinoid receptor 2 in an in vitro assay for graft rejection, the mixed lymphocyte reaction. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol 8 1239 PMID: 23824763

Hervera et al (2010) The role of nitric oxide in the local antiallodynic and antihyperalgesic effects and expression of delta-opioid and cannabinoid-2 receptors during neuropathic pain in mice. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 334 887 PMID: 20498253

Price et al (2009) WIN55,212-2, a cannabinoid receptor agonist, protects against nigrostriatal cell loss in the 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine mouse model of Parkinson's disease. Eur J Neurosci 29 2177 PMID: 19490092

Verty et al (2015) Anti-Obesity Effect of the CB2 Receptor Agonist JWH-015 in Diet-Induced Obese Mice. PLoS One 10 e0140592 PMID: 26588700

Fechtner et al (2019) Cannabinoid Receptor 2 Agonist JWH-015 Inhibits Interleukin-1β-Induced Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis Synovial Fibroblasts and in Adjuvant Induced Arthritis Rat via Glucocorticoid Receptor. Front Immunol 10 1027 PMID: 31139184

Sheng et al (2019) Antiallodynic Effects of Cannabinoid Receptor 2 (CB2R) Agonists on Retrovirus Infection-Induced Neuropathic Pain. Pain Res Manag 2019 1260353 PMID: 31354896

Preet et al (2011) Cannabinoid receptors, CB1 and CB2, as novel targets for inhibition of non-small cell lung cancer growth and metastasis. Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4 65 PMID: 21097714

DiPatrizio et al (2011) Endocannabinoid signal in the gut controls dietary fat intake. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108 12904 PMID: 21730161

Hanlon et al (2016) Modulation of breast cancer cell viability by a cannabinoid receptor 2 agonist, JWH-015, is calcium dependent. Breast Cancer (Dove Med Press) 8 59 PMID: 27186076

McGuinness et al (2009) Characterizing cannabinoid CB2 receptor ligands using DiscoveRx PathHunter β-arrestin assay. Mol Pharmacol 14 49 PMID: 19171920

Jiang et al Expression and function of cannabinoid receptors CB1 and CB2 and their cognate cannabinoid ligands in murine embryonic stem cells. PLoS One 2 e641 PMID: 17653268

Lépicier et al (2003) Endocannabinoids protect the rat isolated heart against ischaemia. Br J Pharmacol 139 805 PMID: 12813004

Ford et al (2002) Evidence of a novel site mediating anandamide-induced negative inotropic and coronary vasodilatator responses in rat isolated hearts. Br J Pharmacol 135 1191 PMID: 11877326

McKallip et al (2002) Targeting CB2 cannabinoid receptors as a novel therapy to treat malignant lymphoblastic disease. Blood 100 627 PMID: 12091357

Small-Howard et al (2005) Anti-inflammatory potential of CB1-mediated cAMP elevation in mast cells. Biochem J 388 465 PMID: 15669919

Ehrhart et al (2005) Stimulation of cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2) suppresses microglial activation. J Neuroinflammation 2 29 PMID: 16343349

Börner et al (2006) Cannabinoid receptor type 2 agonists induce transcription of the mu-opioid receptor gene in Jurkat T cells. Mol Cell Neurosci 69 1486 PMID: 16434616

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breast cancer cell viability by a cannabinoid receptor 2 agonist.
By Anonymous on 03/15/2020
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Human
Cell Line/Tissue: MCF-7

We used all these compounds which were dissolved in DMSO and added to fresh culture media. Concentration reference paper PMID: 27186076

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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.