Archive | June, 2011

Variation in the human cannabinoid receptor CNR1 gene modulates gaze duration for happy faces

Mol Autism. 2011; 2: 10. Published online Jun 29, 2011. doi:  10.1186/2040-2392-2-10 PMCID: PMC3155489 Variation in the human cannabinoid receptor CNR1 gene modulates gaze duration for happy faces Bhismadev Chakrabarti1,2 and Simon Baron-Cohen2 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Background From an early age, humans look longer at preferred stimuli and also typically […]

Cannabinoids: occurrence and medicinal chemistry.

2011;18(7):1085-99. Cannabinoids: occurrence and medicinal chemistry. Appendino G, Chianese G, Taglialatela-Scafati O. Author information Abstract With an inventory of several hundreds secondary metabolites identified, Cannabis sativa L. (hemp) is one of the phytochemically best characterized plant species. The biomedical relevance of hemp undoubtedly underlies the wealth of data on its constituents and their biological activities, and cannabinoids, a class […]

Screening of selected Asian spices for anti obesity-related bioactivities.

2011 Jun 15;126(4):1724-9. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2010.12.066. Epub 2010 Dec 17. Screening of selected Asian spices for anti obesity-related bioactivities. Yuliana ND1, Iqbal M2, Jahangir M2, Wijaya CH3, Korthout H4, Kottenhage M4, Kim HK5, Verpoorte R2. Author information Abstract The potential health effects of 30 spices, commonly used for daily consumption, were submitted to bioactivity screening with several anti-obesity related bioassays: adenosine A1 receptor […]

Pharmacological Characterization of GPR55, A Putative Cannabinoid Receptor

Pharmacol Ther. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 June 1. Published in final edited form as: Pharmacol Ther. 2010 June; 126(3): 301–313. Published online 2010 March 16. doi:  10.1016/j.pharmthera.2010.02.004 PMCID: PMC2874616 NIHMSID: NIHMS189321 Pharmacological Characterization of GPR55, A Putative Cannabinoid Receptor Haleli Sharir and Mary E. Abood Author information ► Copyright and License information ► The publisher’s final edited version of this article is available at Pharmacol […]