USC research continues to uncover possible medical benefits of marijuana component

BY JOEY HOLLEMAN jholleman@thestate.com

20070829 Biomed research

 

Research into the impact of the principal ingredient in marijuana at the molecular level on diseases keeps leading University of South Carolina researchers to new possibilities.

The latest study, published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry, deals with the impact of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on a recently discovered class of molecules called microRNA.

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