AM2201 (Item No. 10707) is a potent synthetic cannabinoid (CB) which binds the CB1 and CB2 receptors with high affinity (Ki = 1.0 and 2.6 nM, respectively). MAM-2201 is an analog of AM2201 that is methylated at the 4 position of the naphthyl group. The physiological and toxicological properties of this compound have not been delineated. This product is intended for research and forensic purposes.
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Herbal products containing synthetic cannabinoids-initially sold as legal alternatives to marijuana-have become major drugs of abuse. Among the synthetic cannabinoids, [1-(5-fluoropentyl)-1H-indol-3-yl](4-methyl-1-naphthalenyl)-methanone (MAM-2201) has been recently detected in herbal products and has psychoactive and intoxicating effects in humans, suggesting that MAM-2201 alters brain function. Nevertheless, the pharmacological actions of MAM-2201 on cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1R) and neuronal functions have not been elucidated. We found that MAM-2201 acted as an agonist of human CB1Rs expressed in AtT-20 cells. In whole-cell patch-clamp recordings made from Purkinje cells (PCs) in slice preparations of the mouse cerebellum, we also found that MAM-2201 inhibited glutamate release at parallel fiber-PC synapses via activation of presynaptic CB1Rs. MAM-.]]>