Pharmacological Characterization of Endocannabinoid Transport and Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase Inhibitors

@article{DickasonChesterfield2006PharmacologicalCO,
  title={Pharmacological Characterization of Endocannabinoid Transport and Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase Inhibitors},
  author={Amy K. Dickason-Chesterfield and Stephanie R. Kidd and Steven A. Moore and John M. Schaus and Bin Liu and G. Nomikos and Christian C. Felder},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={26},
  pages={405-421}
}
 1. The mechanism of anandamide uptake and disposal has been an issue of considerable debate in the cannabinoid field. Several compounds have been reported to inhibit anandamide uptake or fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH; the primary catabolic enzyme of anandamide) activity with varying degrees of potency and selectivity. We recently reported the first evidence of a binding site involved in the uptake of endocannabinoids that is independent from FAAH. There are no direct comparisons of… 
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