publication . Doctoral thesis . 2010

Modulation of limbic noradrenergic circuits by cannabinoids

Carvalho, Ana Raquel Franky Gomes;
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  • Published: 07 Dec 2010
  • Country: Brazil
Abstract
Tese de doutoramento Medicina The endocannabinoid system has been implicated in the regulation of several physiological functions. The widespread distribution of the endocannabinoid system in the central nervous system (CNS) accounts for many effects attributed to cannabinoids. Importantly, cannabinoids have been shown to modulate mood, cognition and memory. There is growing evidence suggesting that cannabinoids can interact with the noradrenergic system. Noradrenergic transmission in the CNS has also been implicated in the regulation of mood, cognition and memory. In the present work, the hypothesis that cannabinoids can impact noradrenergic transmission in the...
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