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Title Biology of marijuana : from gene to behavior / edited by Emmanuel S. Onaivi.
Imprint London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2003.


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Description 1 online resource (xx, 635 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Marijuana -- Psychological aspects.
Marijuana -- Physiological effect.
Cannabinoids -- pharmacology.
Behavior -- drug effects.
Marijuana Abuse -- genetics.
Nervous System -- drug effects.
Receptors, Drug -- physiology.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Cannabinoid receptor genetics and behavior / Emmanuel S. Onaivi [and others] -- Cannabinoid therapeutic potential in motivational processes, psychological disorders and central nervous system disorders / Richard E. Musty -- Marijuana addiction and CNS reward-related events / Eliot L. Gardner -- Effects of marijuana on human performance and assessment of driving impairment / Stephen J. Heishman -- Biology of endocannabinoids / Vincenzo Di Marzo [and others] -- Cannabinoids and endocannabinoids : behavioral and developmental aspects / Ester Fride, M. Clara Sanudo-Pena -- Marijuana and movement disorders / M. Clara Sanudo-Pena, Ester Fride -- Effects of marijuana on brain : function and structure / William H. Wilson, Roy J. Mathew -- Marijuana and cannabinoid effects on immunity and AIDS / Guy A. Cabral -- Marijuana and cognitive function / Nadia Solowij -- Marijuana and endocrine function / Laura L. Murphy -- Embryonic cannabinoid receptors are targets for natural and endocannabinoids during early pregnancy / B.C. Paria, S.K. Dey -- Antiemetic action of [delta]9-tetrahydrocannabinol and synthetic cannabinoids in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting / Nissar A. Darmani -- Cannabis and prostaglandins : an overview / Sumner H. Burstein -- Cannabinoid mediated signal transduction / Michelle Glass, Sean D. McAllister -- Deregulation of membrane and receptor mediated signaling by THC -- therapeutic implications / Gabriel G. Nahas [and others] -- Cannabinoid receptors : the relationship between structure and function / Patricia H. Reggio -- Endocannabinoid proteins and ligands / Sonya L. Palmer, Atmaram D. Khanolkar, Alexandros Makriyannis -- Electrophysiological actions of marijuana / Paul Schweitzer -- The vascular pharmacology of endocannabinoids / Michael D. Randall, David Harris, David A. Kendall -- The cannabinoid receptors and their interactions with synthetic cannabinoid agonists and antagonists / David Shire [and others] -- Cannabinoids as analgesics / J. Michael Walker, Nicole M. Strangman, Susan M. Huang -- Effects of acute and chronic cannabinoids on memory : from behavior to genes / Robert E. Hampson, Elena Grigorenko, Sam A. Deadwyler -- Adverse effects of marijuana / John R. Hubbard.
Summary An extensive reference on the biology of marijuana which describes the interaction of cannabinoids and endocannabinoids on a wide range of biological functions including movement, memory and learning, pain, emotions, endocrine functions and many.
Other Author Onaivi, Emmanuel S.
Other Title Print version: Biology of marijuana. London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2002 041527348X