Endocannabinoids in endocrine and related tumours.

  title={Endocannabinoids in endocrine and related tumours.},
  author={Maurizio Bifulco and Anna Maria Malfitano and Simona Pisanti and Chiara Laezza},
  journal={Endocrine-related cancer},
  volume={15 2},
The 'endocannabinoid system', comprising the cannabinoid CB1 and CB2 receptors, their endogenous ligands, endocannabinoids and the enzymes that regulate their biosynthesis and degradation, has drawn a great deal of scientist attention during the last two decades. The endocannabinoid system is involved in a broad range of functions and in a growing number of physiopathological conditions. Indeed, recent evidence indicates that endocannabinoids influence the intracellular events controlling the… CONTINUE READING


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