Data detailed in 'Synergistic inhibition of human colon cancer cell growth by the cannabinoid CB1 receptor antagonist rimonabant and oxaliplatin' have been presented. "Rimonabant (SR141716), a highly selective cannabinoid receptor antagonist, exerts along with its anti-obesity action, pleiotropic functions affecting a broad range of diseases, from obesity-related co-morbidities to drug dependence and cancer. Several studies suggested an anti-tumour activity of rimonabant in several in vitro and in vivo models," researchers in Italy report.
"In this study, we compared the anti-proliferative effect of SR141716 in the human colon cancer cell line DLD-1 with oxaliplatin,...
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