Effects of activation of endocannabinoid system on myocardial metabolism.

@article{Polak2016EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of activation of endocannabinoid system on myocardial metabolism.},
  author={Agnieszka Polak and Ewa Harasim and Adrian Chabowski},
  journal={Postepy higieny i medycyny doswiadczalnej},
  year={2016},
  volume={70 0},
  pages={
          542-55
        }
}
Endocannabinoids exert their effect on the regulation of energy homeostasis via activation of specific receptors. They control food intake, secretion of insulin, lipids and glucose metabolism, lipid storage. Long chain fatty acids are the main myocardial energy substrate. However, the heart exerts enormous metabolic flexibility emphasized by its ability to utilzation not only fatty acids, but also glucose, lactate and ketone bodies. Endocannabinoids can directly act on the cardiomyocytes… 
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