Distribution of CB2 cannabinoid receptor in adult rat retina

@article{Lpez2011DistributionOC,
  title={Distribution of CB2 cannabinoid receptor in adult rat retina},
  author={Ester Marı́a L{\'o}pez and Patricia A. Tagliaferro and Emmanuel Shan Onaivi and Juan Jos{\'e} L{\'o}pez-Costa},
  journal={Synapse},
  year={2011},
  volume={65}
}
Cannabinoid effects are mediated through two receptors, CB1 and CB2. In the retina CB1 has been reported in bipolar cells, gabaergic amacrine cells, horizontal cells, and inner plexiform layer. CB2 receptor mRNA localization was shown in photoreceptors, inner nuclear layer, and ganglion cell layer by using RT‐PCR. The aim of this work was to localize CB2 receptor in the rat retina by using immunocytochemistry. Our results showed that CB2 receptor was localized in retinal pigmentary epithelium… Expand
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