Catalog Number: 1120
Chemical Name: 6-Iodo-2-methyl-1-[2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl]-1H-indol-3-yl](4-methoxyphenyl)methanone
Biological Activity
CB2 antagonist/inverse agonist (Ki = 31.2 nM) that displays 165-fold selectivity over CB1 receptors. Behaves as a weak partial/inverse agonist at CB1 receptors.
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
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  • Storage:
    Desiccate at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Agonist-inverse agonist characterization at CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors of L759633, L759656 and AM630.
    Ross et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1999;126:665
  2. AM630 antagonism of cannabinoid-stimulated [35S]GTPγS binding in the mouse brain.
    Hosohata et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1997;321:R1
  3. AM630 is a competitive cannabinoid receptor antagonist in the guinea pig brain.
    Hosohata et al.
    Life Sci., 1997;61:PL115
  4. AM630 is an inverse agonist at the human cannabinoid CB1 receptor.
    Landsman et al.
    Life Sci., 1998;62:PL109

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  1. Expression and function of cannabinoid receptors CB1 and CB2 and their cognate cannabinoid ligands in murine embryonic stem cells.
    Authors: Jiang Et al.
    PLoS One ;2:e641
  2. The synthetic cannabinoid WIN-55,212-55,212 induced-apoptosis in cytotrophoblasts cells by a mechanism dependent on CB1 receptor.
    Authors: Almada
    Toxicology 2017;385:67
  3. Cannabinoid receptor subtype 2 (CB2R) agonist, GW405833 reduces agonist-induced Ca2+ oscillations in mouse pancreatic acinar cells
    Authors: Huang Et al.
    Scientific Reports 2016;6:29757
  4. CB2 Cannabinoid Receptor Knockout in Mice Impairs Contextual Long-Term Memory and Enhances Spatial Working Memory.
    Authors: Li and Kim
    Mol Pharmacol 2016;2016:9817089
  5. Correlations between the Memory-Related Behavior and the Level of Oxidative Stress Biomarkers in the Mice Brain, Provoked by an Acute Administration of CB Receptor Ligands.
    Authors: Kruk-Slomka Et al.
    Neural Plast 2016;2016:9815092
  6. The endocannabinoid anandamide impairs in vitro decidualization of human cells.
    Authors: Almada Et al.
    Reproduction 2016;152:351
  7. Cannabinoid 2 receptor is a novel anti-inflammatory target in experimental proliferative vitreoretinopathy
    Authors: Szczesniak Et al.
    Neuropharmacology 2016;
  8. CB2R orchestrates fibrogenesis through regulation of inflammatory response during the repair of skeletal muscle contusion.
    Authors: Zhang Et al.
    Mediators Inflamm 2015;8:3491
  9. Differential immune mechanism to HIV-1 Tat variants and its regulation by AEA [corrected].
    Authors: Krishnan and Chatterjee
    PLoS One 2015;5:9887
  10. Cannabinoid receptor CB2 is involved in tetrahydrocannabinol-induced anti-inflammation against lipopolysaccharide in MG-63 cells.
    Authors: Yang Et al.
    PLoS One 2015;2015:362126
  11. Anandamide, Acting via CB2 Receptors, Alleviates LPS-Induced Neuroinflammation in Rat Primary Microglial Cultures.
    Authors: Malek Et al.
    Neural Plast 2015;2015:130639
  12. Palmitoylethanolamide, a naturally occurring lipid, is an orally effective intestinal anti-inflammatory agent.
    Authors: Borrelli Et al.
    Sci Rep 2015;172:142
  13. Anti-Obesity Effect of the CB2 Receptor Agonist JWH-015 in Diet-Induced Obese Mice.
    Authors: Verty Et al.
    PLoS One 2015;10:e0140592
  14. The Effects of the Endocannabinoids Anandamide and 2-Arachidonoylglycerol on Human Osteoblast Proliferation and Differentiation.
    Authors: Smith Et al.
    Neural Plast 2015;10:e0136546
  15. Cannabinoid CB2 Receptors in a Mouse Model of Aβ Amyloidosis: Immunohistochemical Analysis and Suitability as a PET Biomarker of Neuroinflammation.
    Authors: Savonenko Et al.
    PLoS One 2015;10:e0129618
  16. High-fat diet-induced insulin resistance does not increase plasma anandamide levels or potentiate anandamide insulinotropic effect in isolated canine islets.
    Authors: Woolcott Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2015;10:e0123558
  17. Cannabidiol causes endothelium-dependent vasorelaxation of human mesenteric arteries via CB1 activation.
    Authors: Stanley Et al.
    Sleep 2015;107:568
  18. Endocannabinoids modulate cortical development by configuring Slit2/Robo1 signalling.
    Authors: Alpár Et al.
    Pharmacol Res 2014;5:4421
  19. Experimental cannabinoid 2 receptor-mediated immune modulation in sepsis.
    Authors: Sardinha Et al.
    Pain 2014;2014:978678
  20. Treatment with a cannabinoid receptor 2 agonist decreases severity of established cystitis.
    Authors: Wang Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2014;191:1153
  21. Anti-inflammatory effects of cannabinoid CB(2) receptor activation in endotoxin-induced uveitis.
    Authors: Toguri Et al.
    PLoS One 2014;171:1448
  22. Monoacylglycerol lipase (MAGL) inhibition attenuates acute lung injury in mice.
    Authors: Costola-de-Souza Et al.
    PLoS One 2013;8:e77706
  23. Deriving dopaminergic neurons for clinical use. A practical approach.
    Authors: Gonzalez Et al.
    Sci Rep 2013;3:1463
  24. Selective inhibition of alpha/beta-hydrolase domain 6 attenuates neurodegeneration, alleviates blood brain barrier breakdown, and improves functional recovery in a mouse model of traumatic brain injury.
    Authors: Tchantchou and Zhang
    J Neurotrauma 2013;30:565
  25. Activation of cannabinoid receptor 2 inhibits experimental cystitis.
    Authors: Wang Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2013;304:R846
  26. Characterization of cannabinoid receptor ligands in tissues natively expressing cannabinoid CB2 receptors.
    Authors: Marini Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2013;169:887
  27. The cannabinoid WIN 55,212-2 decreases specificity protein transcription factors and the oncogenic cap protein eIF4E in colon cancer cells.
    Authors: Sreevalsan and Safe
    Mol Cancer Ther 2013;12:2483
  28. Salvinorin A reduces mechanical allodynia and spinal neuronal hyperexcitability induced by peripheral formalin injection.
    Authors: Guida Et al.
    Mol Pain 2012;8:60
  29. Early endogenous activation of CB1 and CB2 receptors after spinal cord injury is a protective response involved in spontaneous recovery.
    Authors: Arévalo-Martín Et al.
    Mol Pharmacol 2012;7:e49057
  30. Tricyclic Pyrazoles. Part 5. Novel 1,4-Dihydroindeno[1,2-c]pyrazole CB2 Ligands Using Molecular Hybridization Based on Scaffold Hopping.
    Authors: Murineddu Et al.
    Open Med Chem J 2012;6:1
  31. Repeated morphine treatment-mediated hyperalgesia, allodynia and spinal glial activation are blocked by co-administration of a selective cannabinoid receptor type-2 agonist.
    Authors: Tumati Et al.
    J Neuroimmunol 2012;244:23
  32. A dysregulated endocannabinoid-eicosanoid network supports pathogenesis in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.
    Authors: Piro Et al.
    Eur J Pharmacol 2012;1:617
  33. Chronic blockade of cannabinoid CB2 receptors induces anxiolytic-like actions associated with alterations in GABA(A) receptors.
    Authors: García-Gutiérrez Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2012;165:951
  34. AM630 behaves as a protean ligand at the human cannabinoid CB2 receptor.
    Authors: Bolognini Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2012;165:2561
  35. Effects of gonadal hormones on the peripheral cannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1R) system under a myositis condition in rats.
    Authors: Niu Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2012;153:2283
  36. Betulinic acid targets YY1 and ErbB2 through cannabinoid receptor-dependent disruption of microRNA-27a:ZBTB10 in breast cancer.
    Authors: Liu Et al.
    Mol Cancer Ther 2012;11:1421
  37. Increasing 2-arachidonoyl glycerol signaling in the periphery attenuates mechanical hyperalgesia in a model of bone cancer pain.
    Authors: Khasabova Et al.
    FASEB J 2011;64:60
  38. Protective role of cannabinoid receptor type 2 in a mouse model of diabetic nephropathy.
    Authors: Barutta Et al.
    Diabetes 2011;60:2386
  39. Perinatal exposure to δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol triggers profound defects in T cell differentiation and function in fetal and postnatal stages of life, including decreased responsiveness to HIV antigens.
    Authors: Lombard Et al.
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2011;339:607
  40. β-Caryophyllene inhibits dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis in mice through CB2 receptor activation and PPARγ pathway.
    Authors: Bento Et al.
    Am J Pathol 2011;178:1153
  41. Evidence for a role of endocannabinoids, astrocytes and p38 phosphorylation in the resolution of postoperative pain.
    Authors: Alkaitis Et al.
    PLoS One 2010;5:e10891
  42. The cannabinoid WIN55,212-2 protects against oxidized LDL-induced inflammatory response in murine macrophages.
    Authors: Hao Et al.
    J Leukoc Biol 2010;51:2181
  43. A putative 'pre-nervous' endocannabinoid system in early echinoderm development.
    Authors: Buznikov Et al.
    Neurobiol Dis 2010;32:43101
  44. Cannabinoid receptor-dependent and -independent anti-proliferative effects of omega-3 ethanolamides in androgen receptor-positive and -negative prostate cancer cell lines.
    Authors: Brown Et al.
    Carcinogenesis 2010;31:1584
  45. Interaction between anandamide and sphingosine-1-phosphate in mediating vasorelaxation in rat coronary artery.
    Authors: Mair Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2010;161:176
  46. Endocannabinoid involvement in endometriosis.
    Authors: Dmitrieva Et al.
    Pain 2010;151:703
  47. CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors differentially regulate the production of reactive oxygen species by macrophages.
    Authors: Han Et al.
    Cardiovasc Res 2009;84:378
  48. Cannabinoid CB2 receptor potentiates obesity-associated inflammation, insulin resistance and hepatic steatosis.
    Authors: Deveaux Et al.
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 2009;4:e5844
  49. The neuroprotective impact of the leak potassium channel TASK1 on stroke development in mice.
    Authors: Meuth Et al.
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2009;33:42675
  50. The cannabinoid receptor type 2 promotes cardiac myocyte and fibroblast survival and protects against ischemia/reperfusion-induced cardiomyopathy.
    Authors: Defer Et al.
    PLoS One 2009;23:2120
  51. Endogenous cannabinoids induce fever through the activation of CB1 receptors.
    Authors: Fraga Et al.
    Mediators Inflamm 2009;157:1494
  52. Analysis of promoter regions regulating basal and interleukin-4-inducible expression of the human CB1 receptor gene in T lymphocytes.
    Authors: Börner Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2008;73:1013
  53. Modulation of the anti-nociceptive effects of 2-arachidonoyl glycerol by peripherally administered FAAH and MGL inhibitors in a neuropathic pain model.
    Authors: Desroches Et al.
    J Lipid Res 2008;155:913
  54. CB2 cannabinoid receptor agonists attenuate TNF-alpha-induced human vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and migration.
    Authors: Rajesh Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2008;153:347
  55. The cannabinoid receptor agonist, WIN 55, 212-2, attenuates tumor-evoked hyperalgesia through peripheral mechanisms.
    Authors: Potenzieri Et al.
    Brain Res 2008;1215:69
  56. Cannabinoid-2 receptor agonist HU-308 protects against hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury by attenuating oxidative stress, inflammatory response, and apoptosis.
    Authors: Rajesh Et al.
    Cardiovasc Res 2007;82:1382
  57. The differential contractile responses to capsaicin and anandamide in muscle strips isolated from the rat urinary bladder.
    Authors: Saitoh Et al.
    J Cell Biol 2007;570:182
  58. Pharmacological inhibition of CB1 cannabinoid receptor protects against doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity.
    Authors: Mukhopadhyay Et al.
    J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;50:528
  59. Decreased age-related cardiac dysfunction, myocardial nitrative stress, inflammatory gene expression, and apoptosis in mice lacking fatty acid amide hydrolase.
    Authors: Bátkai Et al.
    Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2007;293:H909
  60. Cannabidiol attenuates high glucose-induced endothelial cell inflammatory response and barrier disruption.
    Authors: Rajesh Et al.
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2007;293:H610
  61. CB2-receptor stimulation attenuates TNF-alpha-induced human endothelial cell activation, transendothelial migration of monocytes, and monocyte-endothelial adhesion.
    Authors: Rajesh Et al.
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2007;293:H2210
  62. Role of the nitric oxide pathway and the endocannabinoid system in neurogenic relaxation of corpus cavernosum from biliary cirrhotic rats.
    Authors: Ghasemi Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2007;151:591
  63. Cannabinoid receptor type 2 agonists induce transcription of the mu-opioid receptor gene in Jurkat T cells.
    Authors: Börner Et al.
    Cell Rep 2006;69:1486
  64. Anandamide mediates hyperdynamic circulation in cirrhotic rats via CB(1) and VR(1) receptors.
    Authors: Moezi Et al.
    Dev Neurosci 2006;149:898
  65. Role of endocannabinoids in the pathogenesis of cirrhotic cardiomyopathy in bile duct-ligated rats.
    Authors: Gaskari Et al.
    Nat Commun 2005;146:315
  66. Cannabinoid receptor-independent actions of the aminoalkylindole WIN 55,212-2 on trigeminal sensory neurons.
    Authors: Price Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2004;142:257
  67. Effects of cannabinoid receptor-2 activation on accelerated gastrointestinal transit in lipopolysaccharide-treated rats.
    Authors: Mathison Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2004;142:1247
  68. The FGF receptor uses the endocannabinoid signaling system to couple to an axonal growth response.
    Authors: Williams Et al.
    J Urol 2003;160:481
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