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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… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The discovery of cannabinoid receptors and subsequent identification of their endogenous ligands (endocannabinoids) in early… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The recent identification of cannabinoid receptors and their endogenous lipid ligands has triggered an exponential growth of… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
  • D. Piomelli
  • Nature Reviews Neuroscience
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 24134929
The endocannabinoids are a family of lipid messengers that engage the cell surface receptors that are targeted by Δ9… Expand
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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… Expand
Review
2002
Review
2002
The primary psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC), affects the brain mainly by activating a… Expand
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The endogenous cannabinoid receptor agonist anandamide is a powerful vasodilator of isolated vascular preparations, but its… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
The existence of an endogenous cannabinoid system was demonstrated conclusively with the discovery of endogenous brain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The effects of anadamide, 2-arachidonoylglycerol and related compounds on the specific binding of a radiolabeled cannabinoid… Expand