Arvanil (CAS 128007-31-8): R&D Systems
Catalog Number: 1354
Chemical Name: N-[(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)methyl]-5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z-eicosatetraenamide
Biological Activity
Cannabinoid CB1 and vanilloid TRPV1 (VR1) agonist (Ki values are 0.5 and 0.3 μM respectively). Also inhibits the anandamide transporter (IC50 = 3.6 μM). Analgesic, vasodilatory and anti-inflammatory in vivo.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble in ethanol (supplied pre-dissolved in anhydrous ethanol, 5mg/ml)
  • Purity:
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
  • CAS No:
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Neurobehavioral activity in mice of N-vanillyl-arachidonyl-amide.
    Di Marzo et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 2000;406:363
  2. Unsaturated long-chain N-acyl-vanillyl-amides (N-AVAMs): vanilloid receptor ligands that inhibit anandamide-facilitated transport and bind to CB1 receptors.
    Melck et al.
    Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun., 1999;262:275
  3. New perspectives on enigmatic vanilloid receptors.
    Szallasi and Di Marzo
    Trends Neurosci., 2000;23:491

Have you used Arvanil?

Submit a review and receive a $25US/€18/£15/$25CAN amazon gift card if you include an image - $10US/€7/£6/$10CAN Amazon card for reviews without an image. Limited to verified customers in USA, Canada and Europe.

Tocris Bioscience is the leading supplier of novel and exclusive tools for life science research with over 30 years' experience in the industry. Tocris is a Bio-Techne brand.

Order Details


Contact Information


Molarity Calculator

Calculate the mass, volume, or concentration required for a solution.

*When preparing stock solutions always use the batch-specific molecular weight of the product found on the vial label and SDS / CoA (available online).

R&D Systems Guarantee

or select another batch: 


Customer Information