Archive | March, 2013

The Zebrafish Ortholog of TRPV1 Is Required for Heat-Induced Locomotion

J Neurosci. Mar 20, 2013; 33(12): 5249–5260.  doi:  10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5403-12.2013 PMCID: PMC3893356 The Zebrafish Ortholog of TRPV1 Is Required for Heat-Induced Locomotion Philia Gau,1,2,* Jason Poon,1,* Carmen Ufret-Vincenty,3 Corey D. Snelson,1 Sharona E. Gordon,2,3 David W. Raible,1,2and  Ajay Dhaka1,2 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► Go to: Abstract The ability to detect hot temperatures is critical to maintaining body temperature and avoiding injury in […]

Modulation of the cannabinoid receptors by hemopressin peptides

Life Sci. Author manuscript; available in PMC Mar 19, 2014. Published in final edited form as: Life Sci. Mar 19, 2013; 92(8-9): 520–524. Published online Aug 1, 2012. doi:  10.1016/j.lfs.2012.07.028 PMCID: PMC3594051 NIHMSID: NIHMS402608 Modulation of the cannabinoid receptors by hemopressin peptides Martha G. Bomar and Amit K. Galande Author information ► Copyright and License information ► The publisher’s final edited version of this article is […]

Receptor-dependent and receptor-independent endocannabinoid signaling: a therapeutic target for regulation of cancer growth.

Receptor-dependent and receptor-independent endocannabinoid signaling: a therapeutic target for regulation of cancer growth. Van Dross R, Soliman E, Jha S, Johnson T, Mukhopadhyay S. Source Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology at Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University Greenville, NC 27834 USA. Abstract The endocannabinoid system comprises the G-protein coupled CB1 cannabinoid receptor (CB1R) and CB2cannabinoid receptor (CB2R), their endogenous ligands (endocannabinoids), and the […]

Using the endocannabinoid system as a neuroprotective strategy in perinatal hypoxic-ischemic brain injury.

2013 Mar 15;8(8):731-44. doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1673-5374.2013.08.008. Neural Regen Res. Mar 15, 2013; 8(8): 731–744.  doi:  10.3969/j.issn.1673-5374.2013.08.008 PMCID: PMC4146074 Using the endocannabinoid system as a neuroprotective strategy in perinatal hypoxic-ischemic brain injury I. Lara-Celador,1 F. Goñi-de-Cerio,2 Antonia Alvarez,1 and  Enrique Hilario, MD1 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► Go to: Abstract One of the most important causes of brain injury in the neonatal […]

Plant-Based Medicines for Anxiety Disorders, Part 1

2013 Mar;27(3):207-19. doi: 10.1007/s40263-013-0044-3.  2013 Mar;27(3):207-19. doi: 10.1007/s40263-013-0044-3. Plant-based medicines for anxiety disorders, Part 1: a review of preclinical studies. Sarris J, McIntyre E, Camfield DA. Author information Abstract Research in the area of herbal psychopharmacology has revealed a variety of promising medicines that may provide benefit in the treatment of general anxiety and specific anxiety disorders. […]

Ayahuasca-assisted therapy for addiction: results from a preliminary observational study in Canada.

2013 Mar;6(1):30-42. Ayahuasca-assisted therapy for addiction: results from a preliminary observational study in Canada. Thomas G1, Lucas P, Capler NR, Tupper KW, Martin G. Author information  Abstract INTRODUCTION: This paper reports results from a preliminary observational study of ayahuasca-assisted treatment for problematic substance use and stress delivered in a rural First Nations community in British Columbia, Canada. METHODS: The […]