Leelamine

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Leelamine
Leelamine structure.png
Systematic (IUPAC) name
1,4a-Dimethyl-7-isopropyl-1,2,3,4,4a,9,10,10a-octahydro-1-phenanthrenemethylamine
Clinical data
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 1446-61-3
ATC code ?
PubChem CID 62034
Synonyms Dehydroabietylamine
Chemical data
Formula C20H31N 
Mol. mass 285.47 g/mol

Leelamine is a diterpene amine that has weak affinity for the cannabinoid receptors CB1 and CB2, as well as being an inhibitor of pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase.[1] Optically active leelamine is also used as a chiral resolving agent for carboxylic acids.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leelamine - Dehydroabietylamine - Cayman Chemical". Retrieved May 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ US patent 3454626 
  3. ^ US patent 4559178