The Biology of Marijuana: From Gene to Behavior
Emmanuel S Onaivi
Marijuana is the prototypical cannabinoid, and is one of the most widely used drugs in
the world. Interestingly, cannabinoids are molecules found naturally in the human body
and brain as well as in cannabis.
Hardback 660 pp ISBN 9780415273480
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.
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