ROLE OF DORSAL HIPPOCAMPAL CANNABINOID RECEPTORS AND NITRIC OXIDE IN ANXIETY LIKE BEHAVIOURS IN RATS USING THE ELEVATED PLUS‐MAZE TEST

@article{Roohbakhsh2007ROLEOD,
  title={ROLE OF DORSAL HIPPOCAMPAL CANNABINOID RECEPTORS AND NITRIC OXIDE IN ANXIETY LIKE BEHAVIOURS IN RATS USING THE ELEVATED PLUS‐MAZE TEST},
  author={Ali Roohbakhsh and Akbar Hajizadeh Moghaddam and Roohollah Massoudi and Mohammad Reza Zarrindast},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={34}
}
1 The important role of the cannabinoid system in the modulation of anxiety like behaviours in clinical and experimental studies has been proposed. However, investigations into this effect of cannabinoids has produced contradictory results. It has been reported that different neurotransmitters, such as nitric oxide (NO), are involved in the behavioural effects of cannabinoids. The hippocampus is also an important brain region in the modulation of anxiety in which CB1 receptors are densely… 

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