By Mahmoud A. ElSohly (Ed.), Mahmoud A. ElSohly
Marijuana and the Cannabinoids offers a compendium of study into the botany, chemistry, and pharmacology of hashish and the medicinal points of the cannabinoids. whereas medicinal use of hashish sativa L. has been mentioned for over 5000 years, curiosity in its medicinal strength and controversy surrounding its illicit use have grown exponentially because the id of the chemical constitution of the plant's lively constituent (D9-THC) in 1964. This quantity provides the findings of researchers at the leading edge of this rising and arguable box of analysis. bankruptcy 1 is an summary of hashish and average hashish drugs, whereas bankruptcy 2 makes a speciality of the chemistry and research of phytocannabinoids and different hashish parts. bankruptcy three discusses the potential for chemical fingerprinting of hashish as a method for resource id, and Chapters four and five define the chemistry and pharmacology of cannabinoids and marijuana smoke condensate. In bankruptcy 6, the endocannabinoid method and the healing strength of cannabinoids is gifted. bankruptcy 7 offers applied sciences, improvement suggestions, and multilevel purposes for immunoassays for the detection of hashish abuse. In bankruptcy eight, mass spectrometric tools for the research of cannabinoids in physiological specimens are defined. Chapters 9-12 talk about numerous outcomes and adversarial results of lengthy marijuana use, together with scientific and overall healthiness matters and using impairments. Chapters thirteen and 14 learn postmortem concerns and the consequences of cannabinoids on biopsychological, neuropsychiatric, and neurological procedures.
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Marijuana and the Cannabinoids (Forensic Science and Medicine) by Mahmoud A. ElSohly (Ed.), Mahmoud A. ElSohly