Synthesis of a potential photoactivatable anandamide analog

Laurence Balas*, Maria Grazia Cascio, Vincenzo Di Marzo, Thierry Durand

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A potential photoreactive analog of anandamide was synthesized via selective hydrogenation of a skipped tetrayne intermediate. This compound might be a useful tool to search for new cannabinoid receptors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3765-3768
Number of pages4
JournalBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Issue number14
Early online date6 May 2006
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 2006

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Acknowledgement: The authors deeply thank Prof. Paul Evans for proofreading the manuscript.


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