Neuromodulatory functions of the endocannabinoid system.

Abstract

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) has recently emerged as an important neuromodulatory system in the brain. Several neuronal functions are under the control of the cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1 receptor) and of its endogenous lipid ligands (endocannabinoids). CB1 receptors are widely expressed in the brain and their expression pattern reflects the… (More)

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@article{Marsicano2006NeuromodulatoryFO, title={Neuromodulatory functions of the endocannabinoid system.}, author={Giovanni Marsicano and B. Lutz}, journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation}, year={2006}, volume={29 3 Suppl}, pages={27-46} }