JWH-196 is a synthetic cannabinoid receptor ligand from the naphthylmethylindole family. It is the indole 2-methyl derivative of related compound JWH-175, and the carbonyl reduced analog of JWH-007. The binding affinity of JWH-196 for the CB1 receptor is reported as Ki = 151 ± 18 nM.
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|Molar mass||341.498 g·mol−1|
|3D model (JSmol)|
In the United States, all CB1 receptor agonists of the 3-(1-naphthylmethane)indole class such as JWH-196 are Schedule I Controlled Substances.
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- ^ 21 U.S.C. § 812: Schedules of controlled substances