Archive | July, 2008

Cannabidiol, extracted from Cannabis sativa, selectively inhibits inflammatory hypermotility in mice

Br J Pharmacol. Jul 2008; 154(5): 1001–1008. Published online May 12, 2008. doi:  10.1038/bjp.2008.177 PMCID: PMC2451037 Cannabidiol, extracted from Cannabis sativa, selectively inhibits inflammatory hypermotility in mice R Capasso,1 F Borrelli,1 G Aviello,1 B Romano,1 C Scalisi,1,2 F Capasso,1 and A A Izzo1,* Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Background and purpose: Cannabidiol is a Cannabis-derived non-psychotropic compound […]

[Pain relief with cannabinoids– the importance of endocannabinoids and cannabinoids for pain therapy].

2008 Jul;43(7-8):522-8. doi: 10.1055/s-0028-1083094. [Pain relief with cannabinoids– the importance of endocannabinoids and cannabinoids for pain therapy]. [Article in German] Karst M1, Bernateck M. Author information Abstract The endocannabinoid system reduces sensitization processes. Low doses of cannabinoids may enhance the potency of opioid-drugs and reduce the risk of tolerance to opioids. So far no cannabinoid has been approved for […]

Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol inhibits epithelial growth factor-induced lung cancer cell migration in vitro as well as its growth and metastasis in vivo

Original Article Oncogene (2008) 27, 339–346; doi:10.1038/sj.onc.1210641; published online 9 July 2007 Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol inhibits epithelial growth factor-induced lung cancer cell migration in vitro as well as its growth and metastasis in vivo A Preet1, R K Ganju1,2 and J E Groopman1,2 1Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Correspondence: Drs JE Groopman or RK […]

Beta-caryophyllene is a dietary cannabinoid

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jul 1, 2008; 105(26): 9099–9104. Published online Jun 23, 2008. doi:  10.1073/pnas.0803601105 PMCID: PMC2449371 Pharmacology Beta-caryophyllene is a dietary cannabinoid Jürg Gertsch,*† Marco Leonti,‡§ Stefan Raduner,*§ Ildiko Racz,¶ Jian-Zhong Chen,‖Xiang-Qun Xie,‖ Karl-Heinz Altmann,* Meliha Karsak,¶ and Andreas Zimmer¶ Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: ABSTRACT The psychoactive cannabinoids from Cannabis […]