Involvement Of Endocannabinoids In Alcohol "Binge" Drinking: Studies Of Mice With Human Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase Genetic Variation And After CB1 Receptor Antagonists

Alcohol Dependence / Abuse

Key Findings

The endocannabinoid system has been found to play an important role in modulating alcohol intake. These data suggest that there is direct and selective involvement of the human FAAH C385A SNP and CB1 receptors in alcohol "binge" drinking.

Information and Links


Link: Involvement Of Endocannabinoids In Alcohol "Binge" Drinking: Studies Of Mice With Human Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase Genetic Variation And After CB1 Receptor Antagonists

Year: 2016

DOI: 10.1111/acer.12989. Epub 2016 Feb 9


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Alcohol Dependence / Abuse — 2


Possible to probable range of efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Alcohol Dependence / Abuse according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

FAAH

Anandamide

AM251