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High-flying results

Cannabinoid receptor findings boost drug discovery

By John Fox
Staff Writer

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The structure of the human brain's cannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1), which binds to the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (D9-THC), has been elucidated by Chinese researchers, which could have major implications for drug discovery and development.

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