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Cannabinoid Receptors (Cannabinoid Receptor) Summary

Description: A class of G-protein-coupled receptors that are specific for CANNABINOIDS such as those derived from CANNABIS. They also bind a structurally distinct class of endogenous factors referred to as ENDOCANNABINOIDS. The receptor class may play a role in modulating the release of signaling molecules such as NEUROTRANSMITTERS and CYTOKINES.

Also Known As: Cannabinoid Receptor; Receptors, Cannabinoid; Marijuana Receptor; Receptor, Cannabinoid; Receptor, Marijuana

Networked: 1133 relevant articles (41 outcomes, 157 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Cannabinoid Receptors is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 4 outcomes 20 studies in 159 results
  2. Obesity : 3 outcomes 15 studies in 89 results
  3. Neuralgia (Stump Neuralgia) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 46 results
  4. Hyperalgesia : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 38 results
  5. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 18 results
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Drugs Related to Cannabinoid Receptors

  1. rimonabant
  2. Cannabinoids
  3. Endocannabinoids (Endocannabinoid)
  4. Win 55212-2 (WIN 55,212)
  5. Ligands
  6. CB1 Cannabinoid Receptor (CB1 Receptor)
  7. anandamide (arachidonylethanolamide)
  8. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)
  9. HU 211 (HU 210)
  10. methanandamide
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Therapies Related to Cannabinoid Receptors

  1. Electroacupuncture
  2. Ligation
  3. Therapeutics
  4. Analgesia
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
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