Brain cannabinoid receptor 2: expression, function and modulation

@inproceedings{Chen2017BrainCR,
  title={Brain cannabinoid receptor 2: expression, function and modulation},
  author={De-jie Chen and Ming Gao and Fen-fei Gao and Quan-xi Su and Jie Wu},
  booktitle={Acta Pharmacologica Sinica},
  year={2017}
}
Cannabis sativa (marijuana) is a fibrous flowering plant that produces an abundant variety of molecules, some with psychoactive effects. At least 4% of the world's adult population uses cannabis annually, making it one of the most frequently used illicit drugs in the world. The psychoactive effects of cannabis are mediated primarily through cannabinoid receptor (CBR) subtypes. The prevailing view is that CB1Rs are mainly expressed in the central neurons, whereas CB2Rs are predominantly… CONTINUE READING

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