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Critical assessment of the role of cannabinoid receptor 2 in inflammation

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Cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2R) is a G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) expressed in the periphery by immune cells, such as B cells, natural killer (NK) cells, neutrophils, macrophages and T cells. It belongs to the endocannabinoid system which also comprises CB1R, endogenous lipophilic agonists called endocannabinoids and the enzymes responsible for their synthesis and degradation.

During inflammatory diseases the endocannabinoid system is dysregulated and increased expression levels ...

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MSD
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Pathology Dunn School
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2017-04-10

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