AMYRINS– phytochemicals that inhibit the breakdown of 2-AG

 

Mechanisms underlying the inhibitory actions of the pentacyclic triterpene α-amyrin in the mouse skin inflammation induced by phorbol ester 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13- acetate    (abst – 2006)                               http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014299906014014

 

Activation of cannabinoid receptors by the pentacyclic triterpene α,β-amyrin inhibits inflammatory and neuropathic persistent pain in mice.                                                                      (abst – 2011)  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21620566

 

The antinociceptive triterpene β-amyrin inhibits 2-arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG) hydrolysis without directly targeting CB receptors.                                                                                (full – 2012)  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1476-5381.2012.02059.x/full

 

Antihyperglycemic and hypolipidemic effects of α, β-amyrin, a triterpenoid mixture from Protium heptaphyllum in mice                                                            (full – 2012)       http://www.lipidworld.com/content/11/1/98

 

Amyrin and the endocannabinoid system                     (news – 2012)

http://gertschgroup.com/blog/entry/3188293/amyrin-and-the-endocannabinoid-system

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