Archive | January, 2010

Antidepressant-like effects of cannabidiol in mice: possible involvement of 5-HT1A receptors

Br J Pharmacol. Jan 2010; 159(1): 122–128. Published online Dec 4, 2009.doi:  10.1111/j.1476-5381.2009.00521.x PMCID: PMC2823358 Antidepressant-like effects of cannabidiol in mice: possible involvement of 5-HT1A receptors TV Zanelati,1,* C Biojone,1,* FA Moreira,2 FS Guimarães,1 and SRL Joca3 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 (CBD) is a non-psychotomimetic compound from Cannabis sativa that […]

The multiple functions of the endocannabinoid system: a focus on the regulation of food intake

Diabetol Metab Syndr. 2010; 2: 5.  Published online 2010 Jan 21. doi:  10.1186/1758-5996-2-5 PMCID: PMC2832623 The multiple functions of the endocannabinoid system: a focus on the regulation of food intake Eduardo Tibiriça1 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Background Cannabis sativa (also known as marijuana) has been cultivated […]

Cannabinoid CB2 receptors: a therapeutic target for the treatment of inflammatory and neuropathic pain

Br J Pharmacol. Jan 2008; 153(2): 319–334. Published online Nov 12, 2007. doi:  10.1038/sj.bjp.0707531 PMCID: PMC2219541 Cannabinoid CB2 receptors: a therapeutic target for the treatment of inflammatory and neuropathic pain J Guindon1 and A G Hohmann1,* Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Cannabinoids suppress behavioural responses to noxious stimulation and suppress nociceptive […]

The Expression Level of CB1 and CB2 Receptors Determines Their Efficacy at Inducing Apoptosis in Astrocytomas

PLoS One. 2010; 5(1): e8702. Published online Jan 14, 2010. doi:  10.1371/journal.pone.0008702 PMCID: PMC2806825 The Expression Level of CB1 and CB2 Receptors Determines Their Efficacy at Inducing Apoptosis in Astrocytomas Eiron Cudaback,1 William Marrs,1,2 Thomas Moeller,3 and Nephi Stella1,4,* Joseph Najbauer, Editor Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Background Cannabinoids represent unique compounds for treating tumors, […]

Cannabinoid Receptor 1 Blockade Ameliorates Albuminuria in Experimental Diabetic Nephropathy

Diabetes. 2010 Apr; 59(4): 1046–1054.  Published online 2010 Jan 12. doi:  10.2337/db09-1336 PMCID: PMC2844813 Cannabinoid Receptor 1 Blockade Ameliorates Albuminuria in Experimental Diabetic Nephropathy Federica Barutta,1 Alessandro Corbelli,2,3 Raffaella Mastrocola,1 Roberto Gambino,1 Vincenzo Di Marzo,4 Silvia Pinach,1 Maria Pia Rastaldi,2 Paolo Cavallo Perin,1 and  Gabriella Gruden1 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract OBJECTIVE Cannabinoid receptor 1 […]