Summary: (from NCBI-Entrez) ..[read more]This gene encodes one of two cannabinoid receptors. The cannabinoids, principally delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and synthetic analogs, are psychoactive ingredients of marijuana. The cannabinoid receptors are members of the guanine-nucleotide-binding protei
Cannabinoid receptors and their endogenous agonists. Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol. 1998 Both receptor types [CNR1 and CNR2] selectively bind delta 9-THC, the active principle in marijuana, and anandamide (arachidonylethanolamide), an endogenous cannabimimetic eicosanoid.