Corpus ID: 37056625

13. Cannabinoids as antioxidant: An overview

  title={13. Cannabinoids as antioxidant: An overview},
  author={C. Grimaldi and M. Caputo and M. Tecce and A. Capasso},
  • C. Grimaldi, M. Caputo, +1 author A. Capasso
  • Published 2013
  • Cannabinoids have been found to have antioxidant properties, unrelated to NMDA receptor antagonism. This new found property makes cannabinoids useful in the treatment and prophylaxis of wide variety of oxidation associated diseases, such as ischemic, age-related, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. The cannabinoids are found to have particular application as neuroprotectants, for example in limiting neurological damage following ischemic insults, such as stroke and trauma, or in the treatment… CONTINUE READING

    Figures from this paper


    Cannabinoid-based drugs as anti-inflammatory therapeutics
    • T. Klein
    • Medicine
    • Nature Reviews Immunology
    • 2005
    • 593
    • PDF
    The endocannabinoid nervous system: unique opportunities for therapeutic intervention.
    • 235
    • PDF
    Molecular characterization of a peripheral receptor for cannabinoids
    • 4,242
    Cannabinoids: a real prospect for pain relief?
    • 156
    [Cardiovascular effects of cannabinoids].
    • 64
    Evidence for novel cannabinoid receptors.
    • 396
    Cannabinoids for gastrointestinal diseases: potential therapeutic applications
    • G. Carlo, A. Izzo
    • Chemistry, Medicine
    • Expert opinion on investigational drugs
    • 2003
    • 138
    Cannabidiol in vivo blunts beta-amyloid induced neuroinflammation by suppressing IL-1beta and iNOS expression.
    • 105