Chemical Name: (2S,4aR,6aR,7R,9S,10aS,10bR)-9-(Acetyloxy)-2-(3-furanyl)dodecahydro-6a,10b-dimethyl-4,10-dioxo-2H-naphtho[2,1-c]pyran-7-carboxylic acid methyl ester
Biological ActivityPotent naturally occuring non-nitrogenous κ-opioid selective agonist that displays high affinity at both native (Ki = 4.3 nM) and cloned (Ki = 16 nM) κ-opioid receptors. Also exhibits allosteric modulation of μ-opioid receptor binding. Reported to be brain-penetrant and displays psychoactive properties..
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Salvinorin A: allosteric interactions at the μ-opioid receptor.
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Salvinorin A: a potent naturally occuring nonnitrogenous κ opioid selective agonist.
Roth et al.
Salvinorin A: the 'magic mint' hallucinogen finds a molecular target in the kappa opioid receptor.
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Citations for Salvinorin A
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Salvinorin A reduces neuropathic nociception in the insular cortex of the rat.
Authors: Coffeen Et al.
Naltrindole inhibits human multiple myeloma cell proliferation in vitro and in a murine xenograft model in vivo.
Authors: Mundra Et al.
J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2012;342:273
Potential anxiolytic- and antidepressant-like effects of salvinorin A, the main active ingredient of Salvia divinorum, in rodents.
Authors: Braida Et al.
Br J Pharmacol 2009;157:844
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