endocannabinoid system


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endocannabinoid system

A family of short-lived phospholipid-derived agonists that activate receptors in the brain, liver, muscle, intestine and adipose tissue. The system has roles in regulating energy balance and obesity.
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During the second quarter, Emerald Health Therapeutics worked on improving the success of Pure Sunfarms, completing the licensing endeavors of its facilities, enabling the extraction of THC and CBD oil, and starting the distribution of new non-cannabis products that can inflect the endocannabinoid system to advance consumer's health.
Now, a new study finds that the body's endocannabinoid system may play a role.
(NASDAQ: CRBP) ('Corbus' or the 'Company'), a clinical-stage drug development company pioneering transformative medicines that target the endocannabinoid system, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.
Such formulations take advantage of micro- PEA's synergistic or entourage effect on certain drugs impacting the endocannabinoid system. This means that lower doses of those drugs may be administered together with micro-PEA to achieve the desired therapeutic effect.
The adaptogenic action of AnnonaSense CLR supports the endocannabinoid system (ECS) by activating the CB2 receptor.
Weird, but true: The first piece of what has been named the endocannabinoid system (ECS) was discovered by researchers who were trying to figure out what part of the brain is affected by marijuana.
Makriyannis will champion the Company's pursuit of biosynthesizing cannabinoids identical to those found in nature, with the objective of standardizing pharmacological effects within the human endocannabinoid system. Highly specialized knowledge of cannabinoid biochemistry, as well as the macro human endocannabinoid system equips ICC and Biotii with a first mover competitive advantage to economically scale its synthesized cannabinoid platform.
The endocannabinoid system and other physiological systems can potentially mitigate the effects of organophosphate and carbamate toxicity when treated with medicaments affecting these systems in a time and dose-dependent format.
The research is overwhelmingly clear, when used properly cannabinoids support the endocannabinoid system, effectively allowing the human body to naturally heal itself.
Among genetic variations related to substance use, single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the endocannabinoid system may play a relevant role (see Buhler et al., 2015 for a review).
All human beings have an endocannabinoid system, which naturally produces cannabis-like compounds, the main ones being anandamide and 2-arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG) that bind to their receptors to produce beneficial effects.