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TM-38837 is a small molecule inverse agonist/antagonist of the CB1 cannabinoid receptor, with peripheral selectivity. It is being developed for the treatment of obesity and metabolic disorders by 7TM Pharma.[dead link] The company has announced phase I clinical trials.
TM-38837 is among the first of a new generation of cannabinoid receptor antagonist designed to avoid the central nervous system liabilities of the first generation CB1 receptor antagonists such as rimonabant.
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