The endogenous cannabinoid system and brain development

  title={The endogenous cannabinoid system and brain development},
  author={Javier Fern{\'a}ndez-Ruiz and Fernando Berrendero and M. Hern{\'a}ndez and Jos{\'e} Antonio Vera Ramos},
  journal={Trends in Neurosciences},
Cannabinoid receptors and their endogenous ligands constitute a novel modulatory system that is involved in specific brain functions, such as nociception, control of movement, memory and neuroendocrine regulation. Recently, it has also been suggested that this system is involved in brain development. Studies have used a variety of techniques to elucidate the effects of cannabinoids during development, as well as to characterize the presence of elements of the endogenous cannabinoid system… CONTINUE READING
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