Expression of cannabinoid receptors in human kidney.

@article{Larrinaga2010ExpressionOC,
  title={Expression of cannabinoid receptors in human kidney.},
  author={Gorka Larrinaga and Adolfo Varona and Itxaro P{\'e}rez and Bego{\~n}a Sanz and Aitziber Ugalde and Maria Luz Candenas and Francisco Mar{\'i}a Pinto and Javier Gil and J. I. L{\'o}pez},
  journal={Histology and histopathology},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={1133-8}
}
The presence of CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors and their physiological role in the kidney has been described in animal models but not in humans. Our aim in this study was to evaluate the presence of these receptors in human kidney, adult and fetal. For this purpose, RT-PCR, western-blot and immunohisto-chemical assays were performed. RT-PCR confirmed the presence of CB1 receptor mRNA receptor and the absence of the CB2 receptor mRNA in adult and fetal kidney. Western-blot and… CONTINUE READING
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