The Cannabinoid Receptors

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ISBN: 978-1-58829-712-9 (Print) 978-1-59745-503-9 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Cannabinoid Receptor Ligands and Structure-Activity Relationships

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Structure–Activity Relationships of Classical Cannabinoids

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      Pages 21-48

      Endocannabinoids and Their Synthetic Analogs

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      Pages 49-94

      Cannabimimetic Indoles, Pyrroles, and Indenes: Structure–Activity Relationships and Receptor Interactions

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      Pages 95-119

      Structure–Activity Relationships and Conformational Freedom of CB1 Receptor Antagonists and Inverse Agonists

  3. Cannabinoid Receptor Biology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-149

      Cannabinoid Receptor Genetics and Evolution

  4. Cannabinoid Receptor Molecular Pharmacology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 153-171

      Cannabinoid Receptor Signal Transduction Pathways

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      Pages 173-202

      Cannabinoid Agonist and Inverse Agonist Regulation of G Protein Coupling

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      Pages 203-234

      Molecular Biology of Cannabinoid Receptors: Mutational Analyses of the CB Receptors

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      Pages 235-278

      Models of Cannabinoid Inverse Agonism, Neutral Antagonism, and Agonism: Tools for Rational Drug Design

  5. The Endocannabinoid System

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 280-280

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      Pages 281-308

      Endocannabinoids as Modulators of Synaptic Signaling

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      Pages 309-326

      New Insights into the Endocannabinoid System by Using Cannabinoid Receptor Knockout Mice

  6. Cannabinoid Receptor Pharmacology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 328-328

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      Pages 329-360

      Preclinical Pharmacological and Brain Bioassay Systems for CB1 Cannabinoid Receptors

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      Pages 361-392

      Therapeutic Applications for Agents that Act at CB1 and CB2 Receptors

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 393-396