Peripherally acting cannabinoid antagonists – a new way to curb hunger?

Discovering and characterizing the active ingredient in marijuana was an interesting challenge. The primary active ingredient, ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), was isolated in 1964. THC is a somewhat unusual molecule, at least when compared to the various psychoactive alkaloids that researchers were already familiar with. For many years, there was no known mode of action for these … Continue reading Peripherally acting cannabinoid antagonists – a new way to curb hunger?

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