Arachidonoyl Ethanolamide MaxSpec® Standard (CAS 94421-68-8) | Cayman Chemical
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Arachidonoyl Ethanolamide MaxSpec® Standard

Item № 10007270
CAS № 94421-68-8
Purity ≥95%
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     100 µg $63.00 0.00

Pricing updated 2018-12-17. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Description
Features
  • Purpose built for quantitative mass spectrometry
  • Prepared gravimetrically as a solution with a defined concentration
  • Packaged in an ampule sealed under argon to maintain product integrity
  • Guaranteed to meet MaxSpec® identity, purity, stability, and concentration specifications
Synonyms
  • AEA
  • Anandamide

Arachidonoyl ethanolamide (AEA) is the ethanolamine amide of arachidonic acid (Item No. 90010), first isolated from porcine brain.1 AEA is an endogenous cannabinoid neurotransmitter that binds to both central cannabinoid (CB1) and peripheral cannabinoid (CB2) receptors.2 AEA inhibits the specific binding of [3H]-HU-243 to synaptosomal membranes with a Ki value of 52 nM, compared to 46 nM for Δ9-THC (Item Nos. 12068 | ISO60157).1

AEA MaxSpec® standard is a quantitative grade standard of AEA (Item No. 90050) that has been prepared specifically for mass spectrometry or any application where quantitative reproducibility is required. The solution has been prepared gravimetrically and is supplied in a deactivated glass ampule sealed under argon. The concentration was verified by comparison to an independently prepared calibration standard. This AEA MaxSpec® standard is guaranteed to meet identity, purity, stability, and concentration specifications and is provided with a batch-specific certificate of analysis. Ongoing stability testing is performed to ensure the concentration remains accurate throughout the shelf life of the product. Note: The amount of solution added to the vial is in excess of the listed amount. Therefore, it is necessary to accurately measure volumes for preparation of calibration standards. Follow recommended storage and handling conditions to maintain product quality.

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Technical Information
Formal Name
N-(2-hydroxyethyl)-5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z-eicosatetraenamide
CAS Number
94421-68-8
Synonyms
  • AEA
  • Anandamide
Molecular Formula
C22H37NO2
Formula Weight
347.5
Purity
≥95%
Formulation
A solution in ethanol
SMILES
CCCCC/C=C\C/C=C\C/C=C\C/C=C\CCCC(=O)NCCO

Warning - this product is not for human or veterinary use.

Shipping & Storage
Storage
-20°C
Shipping
Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
Stability
≥ 2 years
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References & Product Citations
Product Description References

1. Devane, W.A., Hanus, L., Breuer, A., et al. Isolation and structure of a brain constituent that binds to the cannabinoid receptor Science 258(5090), 1946-1949 (1992).

2. Felder, C.C., Briley, E.M., Axelrod, J., et al. Anandamide, an endogenous cannabimimetic eicosanoid, binds to the cloned human cannabinoid receptor and stimulates receptor-mediated signal transduction Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 90(16), 7656-7660 (1993).

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