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  • How Weed Works Its Magic Just Got Easier To Understand

    The Huffington Post - 10/24/2016

    “We found that the CB1 receptor consists of multiple sub-pockets and channels,” Dr. Alexandros Makriyannis, director of Northeastern University’s Center for Drug Discovery and a member of the international team of researchers who mapped CB1, said in a press statement. “This complex structure will allow chemists to design diverse compounds that specifically target portions of the receptor to produce desired effects.”

    Or, as Makriyannis told HuffPost Science in a telephone call, “We found the ‘home’ of THC, but that ‘home’ can be inhabited by other molecules that can do other things.”

     

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