Endocannabinoid system in sexual motivational processes: Is it a novel therapeutic horizon?

  title={Endocannabinoid system in sexual motivational processes: Is it a novel therapeutic horizon?},
  author={Renata Androvicov{\'a} and Jiř{\'i} Hor{\'a}{\vc}ek and Tibor Stark and Filippo Drago and Vincenzo Micale},
  journal={Pharmacological research},
The endocannabinoid system (ECS), which is composed of the cannabinoid receptors types 1 and 2 (CB1 and CB2) for marijuana's psychoactive ingredient Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC), the endogenous ligands (AEA and 2-AG) and the enzymatic systems involved in their biosynthesis and degradation, recently emerged as important modulator of emotional and non-emotional behaviors. For centuries, in addition to its recreational actions, several contradictory claims regarding the effects of Cannabis use… CONTINUE READING


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