The term Synaptamide was coined to describe its activity and molecular similarity to anandamide
THC has a comparable structure and binding mechanism to anandamide
, a naturally occurring fatty acid neurotransmitter present within the human brain.
induces cardiovascular and respiratory reflexes via vasosensory nerves in the anaesthetized rat.
This slows the deterioration of anandamide
, (3) the aforementioned "bliss" endocannabinoid.
Researchers in San Diego, California have found out that chocolate contains a feel good chemical called anandamide
and arachidonic acid use epoxyeicosatrienoic acids to activate TRPV4 channels.
Cannabidiol enhances anandamide
signaling and alleviates psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia.
Of these, the two most widely investigated are anandamide
(arachidonoyl ethanolamine [AEA]), initially isolated from porcine brain, and 2-arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG), initially isolated from canine intestines (11, 12).
Sheep cheese naturally enriched in [alfa]-linolenic, conjugated linoleic and vaccenic acids improves the lipid profile and reduces anandamide
in the plasma of hypercholesterolaemic subjects.
He called it anandamide
(taken from the Sanskrit word for 'bliss') and his team soon found another endocannabinoid called 2-AG.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase (FAAH or Anandamide
Amidohydrolase or EC 3.
Both exogenous ligands, such as the cannabinoids from marijuana, and endogenous ligands (endocannabinoids), such as anandamide
and 2-arachidonoylglycerol, act on cannabinoid receptors.