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Potent and selective cannabinoid CB1 receptor antagonist (Ki = 1.98 nM). Also acts as an inverse agonist reversing adenylyl cyclase inhibition by WIN 55,212-2 (Cat.No. 1038) (IC50 = 48 nM). Displays no activity at CB2 receptors. Reduces food intake and body weight in orally dosed non-obese Wistar rats. Also μ-opioid receptor antagonist (Ki = 652 nm)
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|1 mM||2 mL||10 mL||19.99 mL|
|5 mM||0.4 mL||2 mL||4 mL|
|10 mM||0.2 mL||1 mL||2 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.2 mL||0.4 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Janiak et al (2007) Blockade of cannabinoid CB1 receptors improves renal function, metabolic profile, and increased survival of obese Zucker rats. Kidney Int. 72 1345 PMID: 17882151
Rinaldi-Carmona et al (1994) SR 141716A, a potent and selective antagonist of the brain cannabinoid receptor. FEBS Lett. 350 240 PMID: 8070571
Rinaldi-Carmona et al (1995) Biochemical and pharmacological characterisation of SR 141716A, the first potent and selective brain cannabinoid receptor antagonist. Life Sci. 56 1941 PMID: 7776817
Colombo et al (1998) Appetite suppression and weight loss after the cannabinoid antagonist SR 141716. Life Sci. 63 113 PMID: 9718088
Seely et al (2012) AM-251 and rimon. act as direct antagonists at mu-opioid receptors: implications for opioid/cannabinoid interaction studies. Neuropharmacology 63 905 PMID: 22771770
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17 Citations for SR 141716A
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Jimenez-Blasco et al (2020) Glucose metabolism links astroglial mitochondria to cannabinoid effects. Nature PMID: 32641832
Cecconi et al (2019) Role of Major Endocannabinoid-Binding Receptors during Mouse Oocyte Maturation. Int J Mol Sci 20 PMID: 31212770
Khan et al (2018) Involvement of the CB2 cannabinoid receptor in cell growth inhibition and G0/G1 cell cycle arrest via the cannabinoid agonist WIN 55,212-2 in renal cell carcinoma. BMC Cancer 18 583 PMID: 29792186
Jiang et al (2017) Antidepressant-like effects of fenofi. in mice via the hippocampal brain-derived neurotrophic factor signalling pathway. Br J Pharmacol 174 177 PMID: 27861729
Hayase (2016) Putative Epigenetic Involvement of the Endocannabinoid System in Anxiety- and Depression-Related Behaviors Caused by Nicotine as a Stressor. PLoS One 11 e0158950 PMID: 27404492
Bruijnzeel et al (2016) Behavioral Characterization of the Effects of Cannabis Smoke and Anandamide in Rats. PLoS One 11 e0153327 PMID: 27065006
Graham et al (2006) Induction of Krox-24 by endogenous cannabinoid type 1 receptors in Neuro2A cells is mediated by the MEK-ERK MAPK pathway and is suppressed by the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase pathway. Br J Pharmacol 281 29085 PMID: 16864584
Marcu et al (2013) Novel insights into CB1 cannabinoid receptor signaling: a key interaction identified between the extracellular-3 loop and transmembrane helix 2. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 345 189 PMID: 23426954
Stanford et al (2001) Identification of two distinct vasodilator pathways activated by ATP in the mesenteric bed of the rat. Br J Pharmacol 133 825 PMID: 11454655
Martin et al (2000) Effects of cannabinoid receptor agonists on neuronally-evoked contractions of urinary bladder tissues isolated from rat, mouse, pig, dog, monkey and human. Front Mol Neurosci 129 1707 PMID: 10780977
MacLennan et al (1998) Evidence for inverse agonism of SR141716A at human recombinant cannabinoid CB1 and CB2 receptors. Br J Pharmacol 124 619 PMID: 9690851
Sumislawski et al (2011) Reversible gating of endocannabinoid plasticity in the amygdala by chronic stress: a potential role for monoacylglycerol lipase inhibition in the prevention of stress-induced behavioral adaptation. Neuropsychopharmacology 36 2750 PMID: 21849983
Mahmoud et al (2015) (4-(Bis(4-fluorophenyl)methyl)piperazin-1-yl)(cyclohexyl)methanone hydrochloride (LDK1229): a new cannabinoid CB1 receptor inverse agonist from the class of benzhydryl piperazine analogs. Mol Pharmacol 87 197 PMID: 25411367
Tang and Alger (2015) Homer protein-metabotropic glutamate receptor binding regulates endocannabinoid signaling and affects hyperexcitability in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome. J Neurosci 35 3938 PMID: 25740522
Kapur et al (2008) Mapping the structural requirements in the CB1 cannabinoid receptor transmembrane helix II for signal transduction. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 325 341 PMID: 18174385
Klingerman et al (2016) Acute Metabolic Effects of olanz. Depend on Dose and Injection Site. Dose Response 13 1559325815618910 PMID: 26740814
Kettunen et al (2005) Neuromodulation via conditional release of endocannabinoids in the spinal locomotor network. Neuron 45 95 PMID: 15629705
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SR 141716A was solubilized in DMSO and bath applied at a 5 micromolar concentration. It effectively blocked CB1-receptor-dependent long term depression of evoked excitatory postsynaptic current in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis.
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