The effects of cannabinoids on body temperature and brain catecholamine synthesis

A. S. Bloom, K. M. Johnson, W. L. Dewey

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Abstract

Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol, 11-OH-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol and 9-nor-9β-OH-hexahydrocannabinol produced hypothermia and increased catecholamine synthesis in mouse brain. The potencies of the effects of these compounds were correlated. Cannabinol and cannabidiol were inactive in both tests.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-57
Number of pages7
JournalResearch Communications in Chemical Pathology and Pharmacology
Volume20
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1978

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Toxicology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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