Purified Cannabidiol, the main non-psychotropic component of Cannabis sativa, alone, counteracts neuronal apoptosis in experimental multiple sclerosis.

@article{Giacoppo2015PurifiedCT,
  title={Purified Cannabidiol, the main non-psychotropic component of Cannabis sativa, alone, counteracts neuronal apoptosis in experimental multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Sabrina Giacoppo and Thangavelu Soundara Rajan and Maria Galuppo and Federica Pollastro and Giampaolo Grassi and Placido Bramanti and Emanuela Mazzon},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={19 24},
  pages={4906-19}
}
OBJECTIVE Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a global concern disease leading to a progressive, chronic and demyelinating condition, affecting the central nervous system (CNS). The pathology has an inflammatory/autoimmune origin; nevertheless, neuronal cell death mechanisms are not to be underestimated. The present study was designed to test the effects of intraperitoneal administration of cannabidiol (CBD), the main non-psychotropic cannabinoid of Cannabis sativa (CS), in an experimental model of MS… CONTINUE READING
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