This research article shows Support for the Effectiveness of Medical Marijuana Pertaining to Controlling or Killing Cancerous Tumor Cells.
One of the most exciting areas of current research in the cannabinoid field is the study of the potential application of these compounds as antitumoral drugs. Here, we describe the signaling pathway that mediates cannabinoid-induced apoptosis of tumor cells.
By using a wide array of experimental approaches, we identify the stress-regulated protein p8 (also designated as candidate of metastasis 1) as an essential mediator of cannabinoid antitumoral action and show that p8 upregulation is dependent on de novo-synthesized ceramide.
We also observe that p8 mediates its apoptotic effect via upregulation of the endoplasmic reticulum stress-related genes ATF-4, CHOP, and TRB3. Activation of this pathway may constitute a potential therapeutic strategy for inhibiting tumor growth.”
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I, School of Biology, Complutense University, 28040 Madrid, Spain.
The research article can be found here:
If you or a loved one are looking for information about obtaining a medical marijuana card recommendation for certification, please give our Marijuana Doctors at Missouri Green Doctors a call at 314-802-1551. We have Telemedicine Visits available 7 days a week servicing all of Missouri and In-Office Visits available in St. Louis, Cape Girardeau and Lebanon.
You can view available appointment times and can book an appointment through our online booking system:
Online Medical Marijuana Doctors in Missouri
Medical Marijuana Doctors in St. Louis, Missouri
Medical Marijuana Doctors in Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Medical Marijuana Doctors in Lebanon, Missouri