UNIT 1.26 Characterization of Cannabinoid Receptors

  1. Richard F. Cox,
  2. Vincent Rash

Published Online: 1 MAY 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471141755.ph0126s16

Current Protocols in Pharmacology

Current Protocols in Pharmacology

How to Cite

Cox, R. F. and Rash, V. 2002. Characterization of Cannabinoid Receptors. Current Protocols in Pharmacology. 16:1.26:1.26.1–1.26.8.

Author Information

  1. GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2002
  2. Published Print: MAR 2002

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This unit describes the use of cannabinoid radioligands in competitive binding assays for determining affinity parameters (IC50, Ki) of unlabeled compounds at cloned CB1 and CB2 receptors expressed in cells.