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Central and Peripheral Endocannabinoids and Cognate Acylethanolamides in Humans: Association with Race, Adiposity, and Energy Expenditure

By Reiner Jumpertz, Ana Guijarro, Richard E. Pratley, Daniele Piomelli and Jonathan Krakoff

Abstract

2-Arachidonoylethanolamide is elevated in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of American Indians; in plasma, anandamide correlates strongly with adiposity and in CSF oleoylethanolamide is positively associated with energy expenditure

Topics: Endocrine Research
Publisher: Endocrine Society
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3047230
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