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MedKoo CAT#: 524172

CAS#: 444912-48-5

Description: AM-1241 is a chemical from the aminoalkylindole family that acts as a potent and selective agonist for the cannabinoid receptor CB2. It has analgesic effects in animal studies, particularly against "atypical" pain such as hyperalgesia and allodynia.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 444912-48-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 524172
Name: AM-1241
CAS#: 444912-48-5
Chemical Formula: C22H22IN3O3
Exact Mass: 503.0705
Molecular Weight: 503.33
Elemental Analysis: C, 52.50; H, 4.41; I, 25.21; N, 8.35; O, 9.54

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Synonym: AM-1241; AM 1241; AM1241; UNII-DLM851L3RD.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (1-(Methylpiperidin-2-ylmethyl)-3-(2-iodo-5-nitrobenzoyl)indole)


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C22H22IN3O3/c1-24-11-5-4-6-16(24)13-25-14-19(17-7-2-3-8-21(17)25)22(27)18-12-15(26(28)29)9-10-20(18)23/h2-3,7-10,12,14,16H,4-6,11,13H2,1H3

SMILES Code: CN1CCCCC1Cn2cc(c3c2cccc3)C(=O)c4cc(ccc4I)[N+](=O)[O-]

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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