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Milestones in Drug Therapy

Cannabinoids as Therapeutics

Editors: Mechoulam, Raphael (Ed.)

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In recent years, cannabis research has concentrated on the potential of cannabinoids as therapeutic substances, particularly in serious chronic illnesses such as multiple sclerosis. Most volumes published on cannabinoids so far concentrate on the biological activity, biochemistry and pharmacology, whereas this volume concentrates on the diseases, the physiological effects and therapeutic use of cannabinoids. The volume editor Prof. Mechoulam was the first who isolated the prime active constituent (THC, Tetrahydrocannabiol) of marijuana. He published extensively on the pharmacological activities of cannabinoids. The volume is of interest to researchers and clinicians from pharmacology, neuroscience, and medicinal research.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Cannabis in India: ancient lore and modern medicine

    Pages 1-22

    Russo, Ethan

  • Cannabinoid chemistry: an overview

    Pages 23-46

    Hanuš, Lumír O. (et al.)

  • Cannabidiol as a potential medicine

    Pages 47-65

    Pertwee, Roger G.

  • Endocannabinoids and regulation of fertility

    Pages 67-78

    Maccarrone, Mauro

  • Cannabinoids in neurodegeneration and neuroprotection

    Pages 79-109

    Fernández-Ruiz, Javier (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cannabinoids as Therapeutics
Editors
  • Raphael Mechoulam
Series Title
Milestones in Drug Therapy
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Birkhäuser Basel
eBook ISBN
978-3-7643-7358-0
DOI
10.1007/3-7643-7358-X
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7643-7055-8
Series ISSN
2296-6056
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 268
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