Biology of Marijuana by Emmanuel S. Onaivi

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Marijuana is one of the most widely used drugs in the world. This book provides an extensive reference on the biology of marijuana and the role of molecular techniques in elucidating neuropharmacological aspects of cannabinoid receptors and the endogenous compounds that act upon them. Contributions from experts from around the world describe the interaction of cannabinoids and endocannabinoids on a wide range of biological functions including movement, memory and learning, pain, emotions, endocrine functions and many more. The Biology of Marijuana: From Gene to Behavior will be of interest to all scientists and clinicians interested in the biological effects and pharmacology of this drug. Contributors John R. Hubbard Cabral, Medical College of Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, Steven R. Childers, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, USA, Esam Z. Dajani, IDDC Corporation, USA, Vincenzo Di Marzo, VCU-MCV, USA, Ester Fride, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Eliot Gardner,Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA, Michelle Glass, NIDCD, USA, John Hubbard, Franklin, USA, David A. Kendall, University of Nottingham Medical School, UK, Alexandros Makryannis, University of Conneticut, USA, Roy J. Mathews, Duke University Medical Centre, USA, Laura L. Murphy, Southern Illinois University, USA, Rik E. Musty, University of Vermont, USA, Gabriel G. Nahas, New York University Medical Center, USA, Emmanuel S. Onaivi, Vanderbilt University, USA, Patricia H. Reggio, Kennesaw State University, USA, M. Clara Sanudo-Pena, Brown University, USA, Paul Schweitzer, The Scripps Research Institute, USA, David Shire, Sanofi Recherche Center de Labege, France, Nadia Solowij, University of New South Wales, Australia, George Uhl, Baltimore, USA, J. Michael Walker, Brown University, USA

 

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Published April 16, 2007 by Taylor and Francis CRC ebook account. 660 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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