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Biological Activity for URB 597
URB 597 is a potent and selective fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) inhibitor (IC50 values are 3 and 5 nM in human liver and rat brain, respectively). Exhibits no significant inhibitory activity against a variety of receptors, ion channels and enzymes, including human cannabinoid receptors and rat monoacylglycerol lipase. Displays antiallodynic and antihyperalgesic activity in an inflammatory pain model.
Compound Libraries for URB 597
Technical Data for URB 597
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for URB 597
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for URB 597
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 338.4. 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|
|0.5 mM||5.91 mL||29.55 mL||59.1 mL|
|2.5 mM||1.18 mL||5.91 mL||11.82 mL|
|5 mM||0.59 mL||2.96 mL||5.91 mL|
|25 mM||0.12 mL||0.59 mL||1.18 mL|
References for URB 597
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Hohmann et al (2005) An endocannabinoid mechanism for stress-induced analgesia. Nature 435 1108 PMID: 15973410
Piomelli et al (2006) Pharmacological profile of the selective FAAH inhibitor KDS-4103 (URB597). CNS Drug Rev. 12 21 PMID: 16834756
Jayamanne et al (2006) Actions of the FAAH inhibitor URB597 in neuropathic and inflammatory chronic pain models. Br.J.Pharmacol. 147 281 PMID: 16331291
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5 Citations for URB 597
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for URB 597 include:
Butti et al (2012) Subventricular zone neural progenitors protect striatal neurons from glutamatergic excitotoxicity. Brain 135 3320 PMID: 23008234
Morena et al (2016) Emotional arousal state influences the ability of amygdalar endocannabinoid signaling to modulate anxiety. Neuropharmacology 111 59 PMID: 27553121
Sardinha et al (2014) Experimental cannabinoid 2 receptor-mediated immune modulation in sepsis. Mediators Inflamm 2014 978678 PMID: 24803745
Hamtiaux et al (2012) The association of N-palmitoylethanolamine with the FAAH inhibitor URB597 impairs melanoma growth through a supra-additive action. BMC Cancer 12 92 PMID: 22429826
Vilela et al (2015) Cannabidiol rescues acute hepatic toxicity and seizure induced by cocaine. J Neurosci 2015 523418 PMID: 25999668
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