Endocannabinoid system in food intake and metabolic regulation

David Jesudason, Gary Wittert

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The ubiquitous role of the endocannabinoid system in food intake and energy metabolism is now established. Drugs that manipulate different aspects of this system may benefit subjects with the metabolic and cachectic syndromes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-348
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Lipidology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished or Issued - 1 Aug 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • 2-arachidonoylglycerol
  • Anandamide
  • Endocannabinoid
  • Rimonabant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cell Biology

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