New insights on the role of the endocannabinoid system in the regulation of energy balance

@article{GattaCherifi2016NewIO,
  title={New insights on the role of the endocannabinoid system in the regulation of energy balance},
  author={Blandine Gatta-Cherifi and Daniela Cota},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2016},
  volume={40},
  pages={210-219}
}
Within the past 15 years, the endocannabinoid system (ECS) has emerged as a lipid signaling system critically involved in the regulation of energy balance, as it exerts a regulatory control on every aspect related to the search, the intake, the metabolism and the storage of calories. An overactive endocannabinoid cannabinoid type 1 (CB1) receptor signaling promotes the development of obesity, insulin resistance and dyslipidemia, representing a valuable pharmacotherapeutic target for obesity and… 
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