Archive | February, 2012

Serum contents of endocannabinoids are correlated with blood pressure in depressed women

Lipids Health Dis. 2012; 11: 32. Published online 2012 February 28. doi:  10.1186/1476-511X-11-32 PMCID: PMC3334711 Serum contents of endocannabinoids are correlated with blood pressure in depressed women WS Vanessa Ho,1,3 Matthew N Hill,2,4 Gregory E Miller,2 Boris B Gorzalka,2 and Cecilia J Hillard1 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► Go to: Abstract Background Depression is known to be a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases but […]

Role of G protein-coupled receptors in inflammation

Acta Pharmacol Sin. Mar 2012; 33(3): 342–350.  Published online Feb 27, 2012. doi:  10.1038/aps.2011.200 PMCID: PMC4085652 Role of G protein-coupled receptors in inflammation Lei Sun1 and  Richard D Ye1,2,* Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) play important roles in inflammation. Inflammatory cells such as polymorphonuclear […]

Effect of Ion-Pairing on In Vitro Transcorneal Permeability of a Δ9- Tetrahydrocannabinol Prodrug: Potential in Glaucoma Therapy

J Pharm Sci. Author manuscript; available in PMC Oct 12, 2014. Published in final edited form as: J Pharm Sci. Feb 2012; 101(2): 616–626.  Published online Oct 11, 2011. doi:  10.1002/jps.22791 PMCID: PMC4194211 NIHMSID: NIHMS621011 Effect of Ion-Pairing on In Vitro Transcorneal Permeability of a Δ9- Tetrahydrocannabinol Prodrug: Potential in Glaucoma Therapy Tushar Hingorani,1 Waseem Gul,2,3,4 Mahmoud ElSohly,2,3,4 Michael A. Repka,1,2 and  Soumyajit Majumdar1,2,# Author information ► Copyright […]

Functional Selectivity in CB2 Cannabinoid Receptor Signaling and Regulation: Implications for the Therapeutic Potential of CB2 Ligands

Molecular Pharmacology American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Mol Pharmacol. Feb 2012; 81(2): 250–263. doi: 10.1124/mol.111.074013 PMCID: PMC3263955 Functional Selectivity in CB2 Cannabinoid Receptor Signaling and Regulation: Implications for the Therapeutic Potential of CB2 Ligands   Molecular Pharmacology American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Mol Pharmacol. Feb 2012; 81(2): 250–263. doi:  10.1124/mol.111.074013 PMCID: PMC3263955 Functional […]

Cannabinoid actions at TRPV channels: effects on TRPV3 and TRPV4 and their potential relevance to gastrointestinal inflammation.

 2012 Feb;204(2):255-66. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-1716.2011.02338.x. Epub 2011 Aug 12. Cannabinoid actions at TRPV channels: effects on TRPV3 and TRPV4 and their potential relevance to gastrointestinal inflammation. De Petrocellis L1, Orlando P, Moriello AS, Aviello G, Stott C, Izzo AA, Di Marzo V. Author information Abstract AIM: Plant cannabinoids, like Δ(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), activate/desensitize thermosensitive transient receptor potential (TRP) channels of […]

The Endocannabinoid System and Plant-Derived Cannabinoids in Diabetes and Diabetic Complications

  Am J Pathol. 2012 Feb; 180(2): 432–442.  doi:  10.1016/j.ajpath.2011.11.003 PMCID: PMC3349875 Béla Horváth,⁎†⁎ Partha Mukhopadhyay,⁎ György Haskó,‡ and  Pál Pacher⁎⁎ Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Oxidative stress and inflammation play critical roles in the development of diabetes and its complications. Recent studies provided compelling evidence that the newly […]

Searching for health beneficial n-3 and n-6 fatty acids in plant seeds

European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology Wiley-Blackwell, John Wiley & Sons Eur J Lipid Sci Technol. Feb 2012; 114(2): 153–160.  doi:  10.1002/ejlt.201100008 PMCID: PMC3380567 Searching for health beneficial n-3 and n-6 fatty acids in plant seeds Katrin Kuhnt, Christian Degen, Anke Jaudszus, and  Gerhard Jahreis Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: […]