Cannabinoid CB1 Receptor Is Downregulated In Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

Cancer (Kidney)

Key Findings

Western blotting and immunohistochemical techniques revealed a marked downregulation of CB1 protein in tumor tissue; CB2 was not expressed. The obtained data suggest a possible implication of the endocannabinoid system in renal carcinogenesis.

Information and Links


Link: Cannabinoid CB1 Receptor Is Downregulated In Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

Year: 2010

DOI: 10.1369/jhc.2010.957126


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Cancer (Kidney) — 1


Possibility of efficacy for cannabis in treatment of Cancer (Kidney) according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

CB1 and CB2 receptors