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New Psychoactive Substances

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 83 Bioanalytical Methods for New Psychoactive Substances
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    Chapter 102 Toxicokinetics of NPS: Update 2017
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    Chapter 107 Serotonergic Psychedelics: Experimental Approaches for Assessing Mechanisms of Action
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    Chapter 110 Fatal Poisonings Associated with New Psychoactive Substances
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    Chapter 111 Wastewater Analysis for Community-Wide Drugs Use Assessment
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    Chapter 113 Pharmacology of MDMA- and Amphetamine-Like New Psychoactive Substances
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    Chapter 124 Phencyclidine-Based New Psychoactive Substances
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    Chapter 127 Emergence, Diversity, and Control of New Psychoactive Substances: A Global Perspective
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    Chapter 134 Epidemiology of NPS Based Confirmed Overdose Cases: The STRIDA Project
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    Chapter 135 Patterns of Acute Toxicity Associated with New Psychoactive Substances
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    Chapter 143 The Chemistry and Pharmacology of Synthetic Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists as New Psychoactive Substances: Origins
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    Chapter 144 The Chemistry and Pharmacology of Synthetic Cannabinoid Receptor Agonist New Psychoactive Substances: Evolution
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    Chapter 148 1,2-Diarylethylamine- and Ketamine-Based New Psychoactive Substances
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    Chapter 149 Synthetic Opioids
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    Chapter 154 Designer Benzodiazepines: Another Class of New Psychoactive Substances
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    Chapter 160 Responding to New Psychoactive Substances in the European Union: Early Warning, Risk Assessment, and Control Measures
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    Chapter 177 Self-Experiments with Psychoactive Substances: A Historical Perspective
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    Chapter 178 Neuropharmacology of Synthetic Cathinones
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Chapter title
The Chemistry and Pharmacology of Synthetic Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists as New Psychoactive Substances: Origins
Chapter number 143
Book title
New Psychoactive Substances
Published in
Handbook of experimental pharmacology, July 2018
DOI 10.1007/164_2018_143
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-3-03-010560-0, 978-3-03-010561-7
Authors

Samuel D. Banister, Mark Connor, Banister, Samuel D., Connor, Mark

Abstract

Synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists (SCRAs) have proliferated as new psychoactive substances (NPS) over the past decade. Relative to other classes of NPS, SCRAs are structurally heterogeneous; however, most SCRAs act as potent, high-efficacy agonists of cannabinoid type 1 and type 2 receptors (CB1 and CB2, respectively). Characterization of the pharmacology and toxicology of these substances is hindered by the dynamic nature of the SCRA marketplace. Beyond basic pharmacological profiling at CB1 and CB2 receptors, very little is known about the acute or chronic effects of SCRAs. Many of the effects of SCRAs are qualitatively similar to those of the Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) found in cannabis. However, unlike Δ9-THC, SCRAs are frequently associated with serious adverse effects, including cardiotoxicity, nephrotoxicity, and death. This chapter will provide an overview of the structure and function of the primary target for SCRAs, the CB1 receptor, and survey the structure-activity relationships of the historical SCRAs that served as templates for the earliest generations of NPS.

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 21%
Researcher 8 12%
Other 7 10%
Student > Master 7 10%
Student > Bachelor 7 10%
Other 7 10%
Unknown 17 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 17 25%
Chemistry 11 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 6 9%
Neuroscience 5 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 6%
Other 5 7%
Unknown 19 28%

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