Anandamide and its congeners inhibit human plasma butyrylcholinesterase. Possible new roles for these endocannabinoids?

@article{Romani2011AnandamideAI,
  title={Anandamide and its congeners inhibit human plasma butyrylcholinesterase. Possible new roles for these endocannabinoids?},
  author={Rita Romani and Roberta Galeazzi and Gabriella Rosi and Rosamaria Fiorini and Irene Pirisinu and Annarina Ambrosini and Giovanna Zolese},
  journal={Biochimie},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 9},
  pages={1584-91}
}
Butyrylcholinesterase (BChE), a serine hydrolase biochemically related to the cholinergic enzyme Acetylcholinesterase (AChE), is found in many mammalian tissues, such as serum and central nervous system, but its physiological role is still unclear. BChE is an important human plasma esterase, where it has detoxifying roles. Furthermore, recent studies… CONTINUE READING