Outi Salo

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kuopio, Kuopio

Molecular modeling of the endogenous cannabinoid system


Professor Patricia H. Reggio, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA

Ph.D Anna-Marja Hoffrén, Adjunct Professor in Computer-Aided Drug Design, Fatman Bioinformational Designs Ltd., Turku


Dr. Hugo Kubinyi, Professor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg, Germany


Professor Antti Poso, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kuopio, Kuopio


  1. Salo OMH, Lahtela-Kakkonen M, Gynther J, Järvinen T & Poso A. (2004) Development of a 3D Model for the Human Cannabinoid CB1 Receptor. J Med Chem. 47:3048-3057.
  2. Saario MS, Salo OMH, Nevalainen T, Poso A, Laitinen JT, Järvinen T, Niemi R. (2005) Characterization of the sulfhydryl-sensitive site in the enzyme responsible for hydrolysis of 2-arachidonoyl-glycerol in rat cerebellar membranes. Chemistry & Biology. 12:649-656.
  3. Salo OMH, Raitio KH, Savinainen JR, Nevalainen T, Lahtela-Kakkonen M, Laitinen JT, Järvinen T & Poso A. (2005) Virtual screening of novel CB2 ligands using a comparative model of the CB2 receptor. J Med Chem. 48:7166-71.
  4. Salo OMH, Savinainen JR, Parkkari T, Nevalainen T, Lahtela-Kakkonen M, Gynther J, Laitinen JT, Järvinen T & Poso A. (2006) 3D-QSAR studies on cannabinoid CB1 receptor agonists: G-protein activation as biological data. J Med Chem. 49:554-66.