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Henry RJ, Kerr DM, Finn DP, Roche M
2014
September
Journal Of Neuroimmunology
FAAH-mediated modulation of TLR3-induced neuroinflammation in the rat hippocampus.
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The present study examined the effect of enhancing fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) substrate levels in vivo on Toll-like receptor (TLR)3-induced neuroinflammation. Systemic and central (i.c.v.) administration of the FAAH inhibitor URB597 increased hippocampal levels of the N-acylethanolamines palmitoylethanolamide and oleoylethanolamide, but not anandamide. Systemic URB597 increased IFNα, IFNγ and IL-6 expression following TLR3 activation and attenuated TLR3-induced IL-1β and TNFα expression. In comparison, central URB597 administration attenuated the TLR3-induced increase in TNFα and IFNγ expression (and associated downstream genes IP-10 and SOCS1), while concurrently increasing IL-10 expression. These data support an important role for FAAH-mediated regulation of TLR3-induced neuroinflammatory responses.
10.1016/j.jneuroim.2014.09.002
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