Étiquette : cannelle

Beta-caryophyllene is a dietary cannabinoid, Jürg Gertsch et al., 2008

Beta-caryophyllene is a dietary cannabinoid Jürg Gertsch, Marco Leonti, Stephan Raduner, Ildiko Racz, Jian-Zhong Chen, Xiang-Qun Xie, Karl-Heinz Altmann, Meliha Karsak and Andreas Zimmer PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA),  2008, 105, (26), 9099-9104. Doi : 10.1073/pnas.0803601105   Abstract The psychoactive cannabinoids from Cannabis sativa L. and the arachidonic acid-derived endocannabinoids are nonselective natural ligands for cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1) and CB2 receptors. Although the CB1 receptor is responsible for the psychomodulatory effects, activation of the CB2 receptor is a potential therapeutic strategy for the treatment of inflammation, pain, atherosclerosis, and osteoporosis. Here, we report that the widespread plant volatile [...]

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