Eddy Viard

Learn More
Eleven new cannabinoid esters, together with three known cannabinoid acids and Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol ( Delta9-THC ), were isolated from a high-potency variety of Cannabis sativa. The structures were determined by extensive spectroscopic analyses to be beta-fenchyl Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinolate ( 1), epi-bornyl Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinolate ( 2),(More)
Cocaine's toxicity can be mitigated by blocking its interaction with sigma-1 receptors. The involvement of sigma-2 receptors remains unclear. To investigate their potential role, we have designed compounds through a convergent synthesis utilizing a highly selective sigma-1 ligand and elements of a selective sigma-2 ligand. Among the synthesized compounds(More)
Two monozygotic female twins with linear porokeratosis of Mibelli are described. One had only minimal lesions of the right elbow. The other had a linear lesion of the right arm following Blaschko's lines. Monozygotism was established using DNA fingerprinting. A single-gene defect of variable expressivity involving the clonal development of epidermal(More)
Selective σ2 ligands continue to be an active target for medications to attenuate the effects of psychostimulants. In the course of our studies to determine the optimal substituents in the σ2-selective phenyl piperazines analogues with reduced activity at other neurotransmitter systems, we discovered that 1-(3-chlorophenyl)-4-phenethylpiperazine actually(More)
Cholecystokinin (CCK) has been proposed to act in a vagally dependent manner to increase pancreatic exocrine secretion via actions exclusively at peripheral vagal afferent fibers. Recent evidence, however, suggests the CCK-8s may also affect brain stem structures directly. We used an in vivo preparation with the aims of 1) investigating whether the actions(More)
  • 1