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Last updated: June 1st, 2016

When a specific cannabinoid or combination of cannabinoids bind to a specialized receptor, an event or a series of events is triggered in the cell, resulting in a change in the cell’s activity, its gene regulation or the signals that it sends to neighboring cells. This process is called “signal transduction.

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