(R)-(+)-Methanandamide (in Tocrisolve™ 100)
Stable anandamide analog that is a selective agonist for the CB1 receptor (Ki values are 20 and 815 nM for CB1 and CB2 receptors respectively), in water-soluble emulsion (for details see TocrisolveTM 100, Cat. No. 1684). Displays agonist activity at vanilloid receptors. (R)-(+)-Methanandamide also available as pure oil dissolved in ethanol (Cat. No. 1121).
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 361.57. 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||2.77 mL||13.83 mL||27.66 mL|
|5 mM||0.55 mL||2.77 mL||5.53 mL|
|10 mM||0.28 mL||1.38 mL||2.77 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.28 mL||0.55 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Abadji et al (1994) (R)-Methanandamide: a chiral novel anandamide possessing higher potency and metabolic stability. J.Med.Chem. 37 1889 PMID: 8021930
Carriero et al (1998) A detailed characterization of the effects of four cannabinoid agonists on operant lever pressing. Psychopharmacology (Berl.) 137 147 PMID: 9630001
Khanolkar et al (1996) Head group analogs of arachidonylethanolamide, the endogenous cannabinoid ligand. J.Med.Chem. 39 4515 PMID: 8893848
Zygmunt et al (1999) Vanilloid receptors on sensory nerves mediate the vasodilator action of anandamide. Nature 400 452 PMID: 10440374
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Keywords: Potent selective CB1 agonists water-soluble emulsion cannabinoids Receptors cb1r TocrisolveTM100 CB1 Receptors
3 Citations for (R)-(+)-Methanandamide (in Tocrisolve™ 100)
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (R)-(+)-Methanandamide (in Tocrisolve™ 100) include:
Grace et al (2014) Identification of a pharmacological target for genioglossus reactivation throughout sleep. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 37 41 PMID: 24470694
Sánchez-Blázquez et al (2014) The calcium-sensitive σ-1 receptor prevents cannabinoids from provoking glutamate NMDA receptor hypofunction: implications in antinociception and psychotic diseases. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol 17 1943 PMID: 24485144
Garzón et al (2009) Gz mediates the long-lasting desensitization of brain CB1 receptors and is essential for cross-tolerance with morphine. Mol Pain 5 11 PMID: 19284549
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