Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists

Cannabinoid Examples

In terms of chemical structure, established cannabinoid receptor agonists fall essentially into four main groups classical, nonclassical, aminoalkylindole and eicosanoid (reviewed in Howlett et al. 2002 Pertwee 1999a). - The classical group consists of dibenzopyran derivatives that are either cannabis-derived compounds (phytocannabinoids) or their synthetic analogues. Notable examples are the phytocannabinoids49-THC,48-THC and cannabinol (Fig. 1), and the synthetic cannabinoids, JWH-133,...