Catalog Number: 2797
Chemical Name: 5-Methyl-4-[(1R,6R)-3-methyl-6-(1-cyclohexen-1-yl]-1,3-benzenediol
Biological Activity
Analog of cannabidiol that is a potent agonist at the GPR55 cannabinoid receptor (EC50 values are 13, > 30000 and > 30000 nM for GPR55, CB1 and CB2 receptors respectively). Induces activation of RhoA, cdc42 and rac1.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    258.36
  • Formula:
    C17H22O2
  • Solubility:
    Soluble in methyl acetate (supplied pre-dissolved -10mg/ml)
  • Purity:
    >98%
  • Storage:
    Store at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    317321-41-8
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. The orphan receptor GPR55 is a novel cannabinoid receptor.
    Ryberg et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2007;152:1092
  2. The novel endocannabinoid receptor GPR55 is activated by atypical cannabinoids but does not mediate their vasodilator effects.
    Johns et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2007;152:825
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  1. The novel cannabinoid receptor GPR55 mediates anxiolytic-like effects in the medial orbital cortex of mice with acute stress.
    Authors: Shi?
    Mol Brain 2017;10(1):38
  2. Addition of lysophospholipids with large head groups to cells inhibits Shiga toxin binding
    Authors: Ailte Et al.
    Scientific Reports 2016;6:30336
  3. △(9)-Tetrahydrocannabinol treatment during human monocyte differentiation reduces macrophage susceptibility to HIV-1 infection.
    Authors: Williams Et al.
    Immunol Cell Biol 2014;9:369
  4. A role for the putative cannabinoid receptor GPR55 in the islets of Langerhans.
    Authors: Romero-Zerbo Et al.
    J Endocrinol 2011;211:177
  5. The atypical cannabinoid O-1602 protects against experimental colitis and inhibits neutrophil recruitment.
    Authors: Schicho Et al.
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 2011;17:1651
  6. Fluorescent ligand binding reveals heterogeneous distribution of adrenoceptors and 'cannabinoid-like' receptors in small arteries.
    Authors: Daly Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2010;159:787

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