Catalog Number: 2204
Alternate Names: N-Stearoyldopamine
Chemical Name: N-[2-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)ethyl]octadecanamide
Biological Activity
Endogenous fatty acid dopamide that displays 'entourage' effects on endovanilloids NADA and anandamide. Inactive at TRPV1 and CB1 receptors (at concentrations up to 5 μM) and does not inhibit AMT or FAAH (IC50 > 25 μM). However, potentiates TRPV1-mediated effects of NADA in vitro and in vivo; enhances effects on intracellular Ca2+ (EC50 lowered 3-fold) and nociception. Also inhibits arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase (IC50 = 16 nM).
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 5 mM in ethanol with gentle warming
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    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. N-Oleoyldopamine, a novel endogenous capsaicin-like lipid that produces hyperalgesia.
    Chu et al.
    J.Biol.Chem., 2003;278:13633
  2. Actions of two naturally occurring saturated N-acyldopamines on transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 (TRPV1) channels.
    De Petrocellis et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2004;143:251
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