Virodhamine trifluoroacetate

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Cat.No. 5395 - Virodhamine trifluoroacetate | C22H37NO2.CF3CO2H | CAS No. 1415264-56-0
Description: TFA salt of virodhamine, an endogenous cannabinoid receptor mixed agonist/antagonist
Chemical Name: O-(2-Aminoethyl)-5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z-eicosatetraenoate trifluoroacetate
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (1)
Literature (4)

Biological Activity

TFA salt of virodhamine, an endogenous cannabinoid receptor mixed agonist/antagonist that is found in higher concentrations peripherally than anandamide. Virodhamine is a full agonist at GPR55 and CB2 and partial agonist/antagonist at CB1 (EC50 values are 12, 381 and 2920 nM at GPR55, CB2 and CB1 receptors respectively).

Technical Data

M. Wt 461.56
Formula C22H37NO2.CF3CO2H
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1415264-56-0
PubChem ID 91691131

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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Porter et al (2002) Characterization of a novel endocannabinoid, virodhamine, with antagonist activity at the CB1 receptor. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 301 1020 PMID: 12023533

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Hayase (2013) Working memory- and anxiety-related behavioral effects of repeated nicotine as a stressor: the role of cannabinoid receptors. BMC Neurosci 14 20 PMID: 23394117

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