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CP 55940, [Side Chain-2,3,4-3H(N)]-, 25µCi (925kBq)

CP 55,940, tritiated on the side chain-2,3-4 position. CP 55,940 is a synthetic cannabinoid that acts as a full agonist at both cannabinoid CB1 and CB2 receptors, and can also upregulate serotonin 5-HT2A receptors.

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Part Number Unit Size List Price Your Price Quantity
NET1051025UC 25 µCi 669.00 USD
NET1051250UC 250 µCi 1915.00 USD
NET1051001MC 1 mCi 4915.00 USD
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CP 55,940 is a synthetic cannabinoid that mimics the effects of naturally occuring tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). It acts as a full agonist at cannabinoid receptors type 1 and 2. These GPCRs are potential drug targets for a variety of diseases, including epilepsy, cancer, obesity, and osteoporosis.

We offer both agonist and antagonist radioligands for autoradiographic visualization or performing saturation and competition assays to determine receptor expression levels (Bmax), dissociation constants (Kd), association and dissociation rates (kon and koff), and inhibitor constants (Ki) for a variety of receptors. We develop our radioligands to the highest specific activity possible and provide high purity resulting in low non-specific binding products. Each of our ultra-pure radioligands is fully characterized for pharmacological action and validated in receptor binding assays.

Radiolabeled ligands remain the most sensitive method for probing receptor binding biology; yielding unprecedented sensitivity gives results that technicians and scientists can trust. For over 50 years, PerkinElmer has been a leading supplier of New England Nuclear (NEN) radiochemicals, liquid scintillation cocktails, vials and nuclear counting detection instruments.

References for NET1051:

  1. Chiang, Y.-C. and Chen, J.-C. (2007), The role of the cannabinoid type 1 receptor and down-stream cAMP/DARPP-32 signal in the nucleus accumbens of methamphetamine-sensitized rats. Journal of Neurochemistry, 103: 2505–2517.
  2. Gatch MB, Kozlenkov A, Huang RQ, Yang W, Nguyen JD, González-Maeso J, et al. (2013), The HIV antiretroviral drug efavirenz has LSD-like properties. Neuropsychopharmacology, 38: 2373–2384.


Detection Method Radiometric
Label Position Nominally Labeled
Molecular Weight 376.0
Product Brand Name NEN Radiochemicals
Radioisotope H-3
Radionuclide 3H
Receptor Type Cannabinoid
Shipping Condition Dry Ice
Special Ordering Information This is a radioactive product - shipping address must have a license to receive radioactive materials.
Therapeutic Area CNS & Neurologic, Angiogenesis, Pain, Cardiovascular, Inflammation, Metabolic Disorders, Gastrointestinal
Unit Size 25 µCi