The Polarised Life of the Endocannabinoid System in CNS Development

Sharon Anavi-Goffer, Jan Mulder*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The spatiotemporal expression of cannabinoid receptors and endocannabinoid‐metabolising enzymes during brain development guides major developmental processes including neurogenesis, cell differentiation, cell migration, neuronal specification and synaptogenesis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1591-1598
Number of pages8
Issue number10
Early online date16 Jun 2009
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jul 2009

Bibliographical note

The authors thank Drs. R. A. Ross and T. Harkany for their critical comments. J.M. is supported by a postdoctoral fellowship from the Alzheimer's Research Trust (UK), and S.A.G. is supported by GW Pharmaceuticals (UK).


  • brain development
  • embryogenesis
  • endocannabinoid system
  • receptors
  • THC


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