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Method for enhancing amidohydrolase activity of fatty acid amide hydrolase

United States Patent

October 25, 2016
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A method for enhancing amidohydrolase activity of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase (FAAH) is disclosed. The method comprising administering a phenoxyacylethanolamide that causes the enhanced activity. The enhanced activity can have numerous effects on biological organisms including, for example, enhancing the growth of certain seedlings. The subject matter disclosed herein relates to enhancers of amidohydrolase activity.
John; George (New York, NY), Nagarajan; Subbiah (New York, NY), Chapman; Kent (Denton, TX), Faure; Lionel (Flower Mound, TX), Koulen; Peter (Leawood, KS)
Research Foundation of the City University of New York (New York, NY), The Curators of The University of Missouri (Columbia, MO), University of North Texas (Denton, TX)
14/ 761,826
January 17, 2014
STATEMENT OF FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with U.S. Federal Government support under contract number EY022774 awarded by the NIH National Eye Institute; contract numbers AG022550 and AG027956 awarded by the NIH Institute on Aging; contract number DE-FG02-05ER15647 awarded by the Department of Energy and Contract No. 1046099 awarded by NSF-CBET. The government has certain rights in the invention.