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Novel family of CB2R agonists regulates inflammatory responses

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Inflammation is a multifactorial response towards noxious stimuli, however appropriate regulation and resolution of inflammation is crucial for the prevention of chronic inflammatory diseases such as atherosclerosis. The endocannabinoid (eCB) system is an endogenous immunomodulatory system which consists of a series of lipophilic ligands that signal via two G-protein-coupled receptors. Cannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1R) is mainly expressed in the central nervous system and its activation has ps...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Pathology Dunn School
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Pathology Dunn School
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Christou, I
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2014-02-03

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