Summary: (from NCBI-Entrez) ..[read more]The cannabinoid delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol is the principal psychoactive ingredient of marijuana. The proteins encoded by this gene and the cannabinoid receptor 1 (brain) (CNR1) gene have the characteristics of a guanine nucleotide-binding protein (G-pr
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.