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Product overview

  • Name
  • Short description
    Arachidonyl amino acid
  • Biological description
    An endogenously produced arachidonyl amino acid. Thought to act through T-type calcium channels to show antinociceptive actions.
  • Purity
  • Citations


  • Chemical name
    4-[[(5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z)-1-Oxo-5,8,11,14 -eicosatetraenyl]amino]butanoic acid
  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    N-ArachidonylGABA  [128201-89-8]
  • Molecular Formula
  • CAS Number

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    -20°C (desiccate)
  • Solubility overview
    soluble in ethanol (5mg/ml)
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

References for N-ArachidonylGABA

  • Identification of a new class of molecules, the arachidonyl amino acids, and characterization of one member that inhibits pain.

    Huang SM et al (2001) J Biol Chem 276(46) : 42639-44.
    PubMedID: 11518719
  • T-type calcium channel inhibition underlies the analgesic effects of the endogenous lipoamino acids.

    Barbara G et al (2009) J Neurosci 29(42) : 13106-14.
    PubMedID: 19846698
  • Quantitative LC-MS/MS analysis of arachidonoyl amino acids in mouse brain with treatment of FAAH inhibitor.

    Han B et al (2013) Anal Biochem 432(2) : 74-81.
    PubMedID: 23044255
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