Leelamine

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Leelamine
Dehydroabietylamine.svg
Names
IUPAC name
[(1R,4aS,10aR)-1,4a-Dimethyl-7-propan-2-yl-2,3,4,9,10,10a-hexahydrophenanthren-1-yl]methanamine
Systematic IUPAC name
Abieta-8,11,13-trien-18-amine
Other names
(+)-Dehydroabietylamine; Amine D
Identifiers
1446-61-3
ChemSpider 55878
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 62034
Properties
C20H31N
Molar mass 285.47 g·mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Leelamine (dehydroabietylamine) 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