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AM-906 (part of the AM cannabinoid series) is an analgesic drug which is a cannabinoid agonist. It is conformationally restricted by virtue of the double bond on its side chain, leading an increased affinity for and selectivity between CB1 and CB2 receptors.[1] It is a potent and selective agonist for the CB1 cannabinoid receptor, with a Ki of 0.8 nM at CB1 and 9.5 nM at CB2, a selectivity of almost 12x.[2]

The corresponding E or trans isomer is AM-905.

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  1. ^ Busch-Petersen J, Hill WA, Fan P, Khanolkar A, Xie XQ, Tius MA, Makriyannis A (September 1996). "Unsaturated side chain beta-11-hydroxyhexahydrocannabinol analogs". Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 39 (19): 3790–6. doi:10.1021/jm950934b. PMID 8809166.
  2. ^ Papahatjis DP, Kourouli T, Abadji V, Goutopoulos A, Makriyannis A (March 1998). "Pharmacophoric requirements for cannabinoid side chains: multiple bond and C1'-substituted delta 8-tetrahydrocannabinols". Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 41 (7): 1195–200. doi:10.1021/jm970277i. PMID 9544219.