Archive | September, 2008

Endocannabinoid signaling as a synaptic circuit breaker in neurological disease.

 2008 Sep;14(9):923-30. doi: 10.1038/nm.f.1869. Epub 2008 Sep 5. Endocannabinoid signaling as a synaptic circuit breaker in neurological disease. Katona I, Freund TF. Author information Abstract Cannabis sativa is one of the oldest herbal plants in the history of medicine. It was used in various therapeutic applications from pain to epilepsy, but its psychotropic effect has reduced its […]

Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol inhibits cell cycle progression by downregulation of E2F1 in human glioblastoma multiforme cells.

2008;47(6):1062-70. Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol inhibits cell cycle progression by downregulation of E2F1 in human glioblastoma multiforme cells. Galanti G1, Fisher T, Kventsel I, Shoham J, Gallily R, Mechoulam R, Lavie G, Amariglio N, Rechavi G, Toren A. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: The active components of Cannabis sativa L., Cannabinoids, traditionally used in the field of cancer for alleviation of pain, nausea, wasting and improvement of well-being […]

Anti-inflammatory cannabinoids in diet: Towards a better understanding of CB(2) receptor action?

Commun Integr Biol. 2008 Jul-Sep; 1(1): 26–28.  PMCID: PMC2633791 Anti-inflammatory cannabinoids in diet Towards a better understanding of CB2 receptor action? Jürg Gertsch Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract The endocannabinoid system is an ancient lipid signaling network which in mammals modulates neuronal functions, inflammatory processes, […]