Fatty-acid amide hydrolase 1 (IPR030560)

Short name: FAAH

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships

  • Amidase (IPR000120)
    • Fatty-acid amide hydrolase 1 (IPR030560)


Fatty-acid amide hydrolase 1 (FAAH) is a mammalian integral membrane enzyme that degrades the fatty acid amide family of endogenous signalling lipids, which includes the endogenous cannabinoid anandamide and the sleep-inducing substance oleamide [PMID: 15952893].

GO terms

Biological Process

No terms assigned in this category.

Molecular Function

GO:0017064 fatty acid amide hydrolase activity

Cellular Component

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Contributing signatures

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