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Phytocannabinoids in Cannabis sativa: recent studies on biosynthetic enzymes.

Go to old article view Text size Share Chemistry & Biodiversity Explore this journal > Explore this journal > Previous article in issue: History of Cannabis and Its Preparations in Saga, Science, and Sobriquet Next article in issue: On the Pharmacological Properties of Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) View  issue TOC   Volume 4, Issue 8 August 2007 Pages […]

Cannabis; adverse effects from an oromucosal spray

Research British Dental Journal 203, E12 (2007) Published online: 17 August 2007 | doi:10.1038/bdj.2007.749 Cannabis; adverse effects from an oromucosal spray C. Scully1 Marijuana (cannabis) is the most commonly abused illicit psychoactive drug. In one recent study, about 50% of dental students in the UK had used illicit drugs, including marijuana. Medical uses of marijuana include symptomatic […]

Cannabis tea revisited: a systematic evaluation of the cannabinoid composition of cannabis tea.

2007 Aug 15;113(1):85-90. Epub 2007 May 24. Cannabis tea revisited: a systematic evaluation of the cannabinoid composition of cannabis tea. Hazekamp A1, Bastola K, Rashidi H, Bender J, Verpoorte R. Author information Abstract Cannabis is one of the oldest known medicinal plants, and a large variety of biological activities have been described. The main constituents, the cannabinoids, are thought […]

Cannabinoids and gliomas.

 2007 Aug;36(1):60-7. Epub 2007 Jun 28. Cannabinoids and gliomas. Velasco G1, Carracedo A, Blázquez C, Lorente M, Aguado T, Haro A, Sánchez C, Galve-Roperh I, Guzmán M. Author information Abstract Cannabinoids, the active components of Cannabis sativa L., act in the body by mimicking endogenous substances–the endocannabinoids–that activate specific cell surface receptors. Cannabinoids exert various palliative effects in cancer patients. In addition, cannabinoids […]

Recent advances in Cannabis sativa research: biosynthetic studies and its potential in biotechnology.

Recent advances in Cannabis sativa research: biosynthetic studies and its potential in biotechnology. Sirikantaramas S, Taura F, Morimoto S, Shoyama Y. Source Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan. Abstract Cannabinoids, consisting of alkylresorcinol and monoterpene groups, are the unique secondary metabolites that are found only in Cannabis sativa. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabichromene (CBC) are well known cannabinoids and […]

Targeting astrocytomas and invading immune cells with cannabinoids: a promising therapeutic avenue.

Targeting astrocytomas and invading immune cells with cannabinoids: a promising therapeutic avenue. Cudaback E, Stella N. Author information Abstract The last quarter century has borne witness to great advances in both the detection and treatment of numerous cancers. Even so, malignancies of the central nervous system, especially high-grade astrocytomas, continue to thwart our best efforts toward effective […]

Discovery and Isolation of Anandamide and Other Endocannabinoids

Review Discovery and Isolation of Anandamide and Other Endocannabinoids Lumír O. Hanuš Article first published online: 21 AUG 2007 DOI: 10.1002/cbdv.200790154 Copyright © 2007 Verlag Helvetica Chimica Acta AG, Zürich Issue Chemistry & Biodiversity Volume 4, Issue 8, pages 1828–1841, August 2007 Additional Information(Show All)  

Cannabidiol–recent advances.

Cannabidiol–recent advances. Mechoulam R, Peters M, Murillo-Rodriguez E, Hanus LO. Source Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products, Hebrew University Medical Faculty, Jerusalem 91120, Israel. mechou@cc.huji.ac.il Abstract The aim of this review is to present some of the recent publications on cannabidiol (CBD; 2), a major non-psychoactive constituent ofCannabis, and to give a general overview. Special emphasis is laid on biochemical and pharmacological advances, […]