Chemical Name: 4-[4-(1,1-Dimethylheptyl)-2,6-dimethoxyphenyl]-6,6-dimethylbicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene-2-methanol
Biological ActivityHU 308 is a potent and selective CB2 receptor agonist (Ki values are 22.7 nM and > 10 μM for CB2 and CB1 receptors respectively, EC50 = 5.57 nM). Displays antiallodynic activity in the rat hindpaw incision model of postoperative pain. Also neuroprotective and improves motor performance in a mouse model of Huntington's Disease.
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Microglial CB2 cannabinoid receptors are neuroprotective in Huntington's disease excitotoxicity.
Palazuelos et al.
Cannabinoid CB2 receptor agonist activity in the hindpaw incision model of postoperative pain.
LaBuda et al.
HU-308: a specific agonist for CB2, a peripheral cannabinoid receptor.
Hanus et al.
Citations for HU 308
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Altered Swimming Behaviors in Zebrafish Larvae Lacking Cannabinoid Receptor 2.
Authors: Acevedo-Canabal Et al.
Cannabis Cannabinoid Res 2019;4:88
Antiallodynic Effects of Cannabinoid Receptor 2 (CB2R) Agonists on Retrovirus Infection-Induced Neuropathic Pain.
Authors: Sheng Et al.
Pain Res Manag 2019;2019:1260353
Activation of Cannabinoid Receptor 2 Ameliorates DSS-Induced Colitis through Inhibiting NLRP3 Inflammasome in Macrophages
Authors: Ke Et al.
PLoS One 2016;11:e0155076
Preclinical evaluation of SMM-189, a cannabinoid receptor 2-specific inverse agonist.
Authors: Presley Et al.
Brain Res 2015;3:e00159
Ligand-based virtual screening identifies a family of selective cannabinoid receptor 2 agonists.
Authors: Gianella-Borradori Et al.
Bioorg Med Chem 2015;23:241
Experimental cannabinoid 2 receptor-mediated immune modulation in sepsis.
Authors: Sardinha Et al.
Pharmacol Res Perspect 2014;2014:978678
Prospects for cannabinoid therapies in viral encephalitis.
Authors: Solbrig Et al.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2013;1537:273
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