Archive | January, 2006

Cannabis confusions

BMJ. Jan 21, 2006; 332(7534): 175–176. doi:  10.1136/bmj.332.7534.175 PMCID: PMC1336775 Science commentary Cannabis confusions Geoff Watts, science editor, BMJ1 Author information ► Copyright and License information ► Debates about cannabis are not confined to its value as a medicine or to its possible hazards as a recreational drug.1 Something much more fundamental has been engaging the experts for years: its taxonomy. Are all plants […]

Endocannabinoid, anandamide in gingival tissue regulates the periodontal inflammation through NF-kappaB pathway inhibition.

 2006 Jan 23;580(2):613-9. Epub 2006 Jan 3. Endocannabinoid, anandamide in gingival tissue regulates the periodontal inflammation through NF-kappaB pathway inhibition. Nakajima Y1, Furuichi Y, Biswas KK, Hashiguchi T, Kawahara K, Yamaji K, Uchimura T, Izumi Y, Maruyama I. Author information Erratum in FEBS Lett. 2006 Mar 20;580(7):1909. Abstract Anandamide (AEA) exhibits anti-inflammatory effects. However, its role in the periodontal field remains unknown. Here, […]

The diverse CB1 and CB2 receptor pharmacology of three plant cannabinoids: Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, cannabidiol and Δ9-tetrahydrocannabivarin

Br J Pharmacol. 2008 January; 153(2): 199–215. Published online 2007 September 10.doi:  10.1038/sj.bjp.0707442 PMCID: PMC2219532 The diverse CB1 and CB2 receptor pharmacology of three plant cannabinoids: Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, cannabidiol and Δ9-tetrahydrocannabivarin R G Pertwee1,* Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Cannabis sativa is the source of a unique set of compounds known […]