cannabinoid


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cannabinoid

[kə′nab·ə‚nȯid]
(organic chemistry)
Any one of the various chemical constituents of cannabis (marijuana), that is, the isomeric tetrahydrocannabinols, cannabinol, and cannabidiol.
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Unlike many other medical cannabis states, Illinois' strict testing and labeling requirements allow us to conduct this groundbreaking research by knowing the exact cannabinoid content of each strain sold," Shroyer said.
In the United States, the number of visits to hospital emergency rooms as a consequence of synthetic cannabinoids use increased exponentially from 11,406 visits in 2010 to 28,531 visits in the following year.
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Dekel has the IP rights to a disposable, dose-controlled inhalation device, which can help deliver drug compounds, including cannabinoids, in addition to its cannabinoid-related R&D drug projects.
As real-time testing for alcohol intoxication took time to mature, so too will the development of tools to assess cannabinoid intoxication.
This study indicates that cannabinoid receptors are expressed in human pancreatic tumor cell lines and tumor biopsies at much higher levels than in normal pancreatic tissue (13) Studies conducted with MiaPaCa2 and Pancl cell lines showed that cannabinoid administration (a) induced apoptosis, (h) increased ceramide levels, and (c) upregulated mRNA levels of the stress protein p8.
In 2013, CDC and collaborators reported on a nationwide outbreak of acute kidney injury (AKI) associated with one synthetic cannabinoid, XLR-11.
Cannabinoids are delivered through various mechanisms, the most obvious being through smoking.
A recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report provides information about a series of 22 patients who had been examined after using synthetic cannabinoids between Aug.
The researchers from Vanderbilt University found that the presence of cannabinoid receptors in the central nucleus of the amygdala in a mouse model, and that nerve cells in this part of the brain make and release their own natural "endocannabinoids".
Dronabinol is the INN (international non-proprietary name) of the natural cannabinoid (-)-trans-delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, usually abbreviated THC (WHO 2006).
Synthetic cannabinoid is usually sprayed on herbal products and sold as incense (Castellanos et al.