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Cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychoactive marijuana constituent, was recently shown as an oral antihyperalgesic compound in a rat model of acute inflammation. We examined whether the CBD antihyperalgesic effect could be mediated by cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1) or cannabinoid receptor type 2 (CB2) and/or by transient receptor potential vanilloid type 1(More)
1. Alterations of 5-hydroxytryptaminergic mechanisms are thought to play a special role in the pathogenesis of depression and antidepressant treatments are assumed to restore these changes. 2. We have used one of the most reliable models of depression, the olfactory bulbectomized rat to study the long term consequences of this manipulation and of subchronic(More)
Many non-lantibiotic bacteriocins of lactic acid bacteria are produced as precursors with N-terminal leader peptides different from those present in preproteins exported by the general sec-dependent (type II) secretion pathway. These bacteriocins utilize a dedicated (type I) secretion system for externalization. The secretion apparatus for the lactococcins(More)
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