[The endocannabinoid system and food intake control].

Abstract

Acylethanolamides are endogenous compounds with lipid structure including anandamide (AEA), palmitoilethanolamide, oleylamide and oleylethanolamide (OEA). AEA binds to the cannabinoid receptor CB1, located at the central nervous system, while OEA is an endogenous ligand for the alpha subtype of peroxisome-proliferator activating receptor (PPARalpha). Since… (More)

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