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Potent naturally occuring non-nitrogenous κ-opioid selective agonist that displays high affinity at both native (Ki = 4.3 nM) and cloned (Ki = 16 nM) κ-opioid receptors. Also exhibits allosteric modulation of μ-opioid receptor binding. Reported to be brain-penetrant and displays psychoactive properties..
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|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 432.47. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|0.1 mM||23.12 mL||115.61 mL||231.23 mL|
|0.5 mM||4.62 mL||23.12 mL||46.25 mL|
|1 mM||2.31 mL||11.56 mL||23.12 mL|
|5 mM||0.46 mL||2.31 mL||4.62 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Rothman et al (2007) Salvinorin A: allosteric interactions at the μ-opioid receptor. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 320 801 PMID: 17060492
Roth et al (2002) Salvinorin A: a potent naturally occuring nonnitrogenous κ opioid selective agonist. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 99 11934
Scheffler and Roth (2003) Salvinorin A: the 'magic mint' hallucinogen finds a molecular target in the kappa opioid receptor. TiPS. 24 107
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3 Citations for Salvinorin A
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Coffeen et al (2018) Salvinorin A reduces neuropathic nociception in the insular cortex of the rat. Eur.J.Pain. 22 311 PMID: 28975684
Mundra et al (2012) Naltrindole inhibits human multiple myeloma cell proliferation in vitro and in a murine xenograft model in vivo. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 342 273 PMID: 22537770
Braida et al (2009) Potential anxiolytic- and antidepressant-like effects of salvinorin A, the main active ingredient of Salvia divinorum, in rodents. Br J Pharmacol 157 844 PMID: 19422370
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