Research on the Endocannabinoid System
Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is seeking high quality translational and basic research on the endocannabinoid system. The endocannabinoid system is now known to be a major modulator of synaptic activity throughout the brain. This special article collection will provide a broad overview of the current state of research and treatment in this area.
The Journal will accept original research, reviews, technical reports, or rapid communication articles. Potential topics include:
- Structural and functional studies on CB1 and CB2 receptors
- Signal transduction mechanism engaged by CB1 and CB2
- Allosteric regulation of cannabinoid receptor function
- Non CB1/CB2 receptors activated by endocannabinoid compounds
- Mechanisms of endocannabinoid formation and deactivation
- Neural control of endocannabinoid formation
- Pharmacological agents targeting the endocannabinoid system
- Role of the endocannabinoid system in neural development
Contributions will receive prompt and thorough peer review and will be published in the Journal after acceptance. Please refer to our Instructions for Authors before submitting your manuscript for consideration.
Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the only peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the biochemical mechanisms of endocannabinoids. Led by Editor-in-Chief Daniele Piomelli, PhD, the Journal publishes a broad range of human and animal studies including basic and translational research; clinical studies; behavioral, social, and epidemiological issues; and ethical, legal, and regulatory controversies.
Benefits of Publishing in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research:
- High visibility, immediate and unrestricted online access to published articles
- Rigorous and rapid peer review
- Easy compliance with open access mandates
- Authors retain copyright
- Highly indexed - citation tracking and inclusion in bibliographic databases
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