(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). Displays agonist activity at vanilloid receptors.
(R)-(+)-Methanandamide, pure oil dissolved in ethanol and Tocrisolve Control also available.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
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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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (R)-(+)-Methanandamide (in Tocrisolve™ 100) include:
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
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
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