cannabinoid receptor

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cannabinoid receptor

THC receptor, see there.
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Dr Le said the drug worked by targeting cannabinoid receptors in the brain.
Cannabis interferes with naturally occurring cannabinoid receptors in the brain.
While it is not entirely clear how this desensitization occurs, cannabinoid receptors, which mediate the feelings of hunger produced by marijuana and naturally occurring cannabinoids in the body, are thought to be involved.
Future studies could work to elaborate what kinds of specific exercise regimens might maximize therapeutic outcomes of activating the cannabinoid receptors, such as treatment of depression, for example," Gerdeman added.
This is the first study to reveal how the marijuana receptors found on immune cells-called cannabinoid receptors CB1 and CB2-can influence the spread of the virus.
With this study, we were able to show for the first time that people who abuse cannabis have abnormalities of the cannabinoid receptors in the brain," he added.
hey are produced in the brain and body, and bind with cannabinoid receptors to help regulate appetite and many other processes involved in health and disease.
They said the spray worked by activating molecules in the body called cannabinoid receptors, which can stop nerve signals being sent to the brain from the site of pain.
Synaptamide is synthesized from DHA in the brain, although it binds weakly to cannabinoid receptors, it independently stimulates growth, synaptogenesis and synaptic activity in developing hippocampal neurons at nano-molar concentrations.
Based on an activity enhancement of other physiological compounds, PEA may indirectly stimulate the cannabinoid receptors by potentiating their affinity for a receptor or by inhibiting their metabolic degradation, and by doing so, may increase the uptake of cannabinoid compounds, such as THC.
Cannabinoid receptors are widely distributed in the body: CB-1 receptors are found primarily in the central and peripheral nervous system and CB-2 receptors are primarily located in the immune system (e.