N-Acylethanolamines in human reproductive fluids

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Schuel, H; Burkman, LJ; Lippes, J; Crickard, K; Forester, E; Piomelli, D; Giuffrida, A;
(2002)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins)

N-Acylethanolamines (NAEs) are an important family of lipid-signaling molecules. Arachidonylethanolamide (anandamide) (AEA), palmitoylethanolamide (PEA), and oleoylethanolamide (OEA) are co-produced from similar phospholipid precursors when neurons are stimulated. AEA i... View more
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