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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z)- N-[(2R)-1-hydroxypropan-2-yl]-icosa-5,8,11,14-tetraenamide
CAS number 157182-49-5
ATC code none
PubChem 6321351
Chemical data
Formula C 23H39NO2  
Mol. mass 361.561 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Synonyms AM-356, arachidonyl-1'-hydroxy-2'-propylamide
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Methanandamide, or N-(2-hydroxy-1R-methylethyl)-5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z-eicosatetraenamide, is a synthetically created stable chiral analog of anandamide. Its effects have been observed to act on the cannabinoid receptors (specifically on CB1 receptors, which are part of the central nervous system) found in different organisms such as mammals, fish, and certain invertebrates (e.g. Hydra).



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