Get stoned in GABAergic synapses

The study by Ozaita and colleagues in this issue identifies a function of CB1 cannabinoid receptors—THC-induced amnesia—and reveals the surprising role of GABAergic synapses in mediating this phenomenon.

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Figure 1: Cell type specific differences in CB1 levels in the hippocampus.

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Mackie, K., Katona, I. Get stoned in GABAergic synapses. Nat Neurosci 12, 1081–1083 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn0909-1081

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