Endocannabinoids

Known as: Endocannabinoid, Endocannabinoids [Chemical/Ingredient], endogenous cannabinoid 
Fatty acid derivatives that have specificity for CANNABINOID RECEPTORS. They are structurally distinct from CANNABINOIDS and were originally… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Endogenous ligands for cannabinoid receptors ("endocannabinoids") include the lipid transmitters anandamide and 2… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Cannabinoid CB(1) receptor blockade decreases weight and hyperinsulinemia in obese animals and humans in a way greatly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Endogenous cannabinoids acting at CB(1) receptors stimulate appetite, and CB(1) antagonists show promise in the treatment of… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Marijuana and its major psychotropic component, Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, stimulate appetite and increase body weight in wasting… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The term 'endocannabinoid' — originally coined in the mid-1990s after the discovery of membrane receptors for the psychoactive… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The endocannabinoids are a family of lipid messengers that engage the cell surface receptors that are targeted by Δ9… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The endogenous cannabinoids (endocannabinoids) are lipid molecules that may mediate retrograde signaling at central synapses and… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The primary psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta9-THC), affects the brain mainly by activating… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Leptin is the primary signal through which the hypothalamus senses nutritional state and modulates food intake and energy balance… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The existence of an endogenous cannabinoid system was demonstrated conclusively with the discovery of endogenous brain… (More)
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