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FAAH

From SNPedia

is agene
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Full namefatty acid amide hydrolase
EntrezGene2166
PheGenI2166
VariationViewer2166
ClinVarFAAH
dbSNP2166
SADR2166
HugeNav2166
wikipediaFAAH
googleFAAH
gopubmedFAAH
EVSFAAH
HEFalMpFAAH
MyGene2FAAH
23andMeFAAH
UniProtO00519
EnsemblENSG00000117480
OMIM602935
# SNPs6
 Max MagnitudeChromosome positionSummary
rs229563246,413,890
rs229563346,408,711
rs32441946,406,314
rs3244202.546,405,089
rs414196446,399,368
rs873978046,408,231


FAAH encodes fatty acid amide hydrolase an enzyme that degrades anandamide and other biological molecules. Anandamide, is an endogenous cannabinoid agonist.

Knockout mice without FAAH show reduced pain sensation and elevated anandamide. [PMID 15362158]