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This study shows that measuring a compound’s affinity for CB1 should be done at multiple time points, otherwise the rate of internalization will confound the results.
Saoirse O'Sullivan's group at University of Nottingham (UK) examined the effects of singing and dancing on endocannabinoid levels
Nephi Stella and other researchers at the University of Washington recently reviewed 2-AG's role in endocannabinoid signaling.
Two contradictory studies underscores why preclinical research is only a first step in developing medicines
Unbalanced cannabinoid tone appears to play a role in chronic kidney disease, with CB1 receptors overactivated and CB2 receptors dificient.
Forget clones. Seeds are the future of hemp farming. New developments in CBD genetics are about to shake up the cannabis industry.
A comparison of the antitumoral activity of single-molecule THC and whole plant cannabis oil.
A study led by scientists in Spain indicates that the endocannabinoid system plays an important role in the treatment of HER2-positive cancer.
An “orphan receptor” is the term for a receptor in the body whose natural activator is not known.
The study also provides support for using CBD as a first-line treatment for epilepsy, rather than a last resort.