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Faah Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Faah
  • Name
    fatty acid amide hydrolase
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:109609
    NCBI Gene: 14073
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    8 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr4:115996656-116018695 bp, - strand
  • From NCBI annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 4, 53.08 cM
  • Mapping Data
    5 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    107 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
  • PCR
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_109609
protein coding gene Chr4:115967145-116018695 (-)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0028614
protein coding gene Chr4:116811971-116864164 (-)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0028575
protein coding gene Chr4:112360671-112410798 (-)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0028524
protein coding gene Chr4:114763720-114816243 (-)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0028596
protein coding gene Chr4:112985412-113035507 (-)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0028310
protein coding gene Chr4:116344202-116396486 (-)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0029037
protein coding gene Chr4:121339269-121392669 (-)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0026321
protein coding gene Chr4:106404510-106454808 (-)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0027744
protein coding gene Chr4:113554194-113616150 (-)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0028277
protein coding gene Chr4:124640506-124707890 (-)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0028425
protein coding gene Chr4:113005569-113057249 (-)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0028393
protein coding gene Chr4:111492958-111545988 (-)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0028527
protein coding gene Chr4:117029159-117082636 (-)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0028420
protein coding gene Chr4:129651698-129709547 (-)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0029074
protein coding gene Chr4:115921987-115977910 (-)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0027470
protein coding gene Chr4:109767133-109819517 (-)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0027293
protein coding gene Chr4:112167917-112220422 (-)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0027823
protein coding gene Chr4:115791923-115848143 (-)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    FAAH, fatty acid amide hydrolase
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    9
  • Human Ortholog
    FAAH, fatty acid amide hydrolase
    Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC
  • Synonyms
    FAAH-1, PSAB
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 2166
    neXtProt AC: NX_O00519
    UniProt: O00519

  • Chr Location
    1p33; chr1:46394267-46413848 (+)  GRCh38.p7

Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    16 phenotypes from 3 alleles in 4 genetic backgrounds
    3 phenotypes from multigenic genotypes
    70 phenotype references
Phenotype Overview

adipose tissue
behavior/neurological
cardiovascular system
cellular
craniofacial
digestive/alimentary system
embryo
endocrine/exocrine glands
growth/size/body
hearing/vestibular/ear
hematopoietic system
homeostasis/metabolism
immune system
integument
limbs/digits/tail
liver/biliary system
mortality/aging
muscle
neoplasm
nervous system
pigmentation
renal/urinary system
reproductive system
respiratory system
skeleton
taste/olfaction
vision/eye

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Homozygotes for a null allele show high brain anandamide (AEA) levels, reduced pain sensation, altered behavioral responses to AEA, and sex-specific changes in ethanol intake and sensitivity. Homozygotes for the C385A variant show enhanced cued fear extinction and reduced anxiety-like behavior.
Gene Ontology
(GO)
Classifications
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  • All GO Annotations
  • GO References
Molecular Function

carbohydrate derivative binding
cytoskeletal protein binding
DNA binding
enzyme regulator
hydrolase
ligase
lipid binding
oxidoreductase
RNA binding
signaling receptor activity
signaling receptor binding
transcription
transferase
transporter
Biological Process

carbohydrate derivative metabolism
cell death
cell differentiation
cell proliferation
cellular component organization
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
nucleic acid-templated transcription
protein metabolic process
response to stimulus
signaling
system development
Cellular Component

cell projection
cytoplasmic vesicle
cytoskeleton
cytosol
endoplasmic reticulum
endosome
extracellular region
Golgi apparatus
mitochondrion
non-membrane-bounded organelle
nucleus
organelle envelope
organelle lumen
plasma membrane
synapse
vacuole
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Expression
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Expression Overview

early conceptus
embryo ectoderm
embryo endoderm
embryo mesoderm
embryo mesenchyme
extraembryonic component
alimentary system
auditory system
branchial arches
cardiovascular system
connective tissue
endocrine system
exocrine system
hemolymphoid system
integumental system
limbs
liver and biliary system
musculoskeletal system
nervous system
olfactory system
reproductive system
respiratory system
urinary system
visual system
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  • Assay Results
  • Tissues
  • cDNA Data
  • Literature Summary
  • Comparison Matrix
  • Interactions
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    Sequences &
    Gene Models
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    Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
    genomic 14073 NCBI Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 22040 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript NR_151700 RefSeq | MGI Sequence Detail 3924 C57BL/6  
    polypeptide O08914 UniProt | EBI | MGI Sequence Detail 579 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 75
      Genomic 1
      cDNA 72
      Primer pair 2

      Microarray probesets 5
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGD-MRK-39608, MGI:2140571
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 110
      Developmental Gene Expression 6
      Gene Ontology 5
      Phenotypes 70
    • Earliest
      J:39332 Giang DK, et al., Molecular characterization of human and mouse fatty acid amide hydrolases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Mar 18;94(6):2238-42
    • Latest
      J:264211 Balsevich G, et al., Role for fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) in the leptin-mediated effects on feeding and energy balance. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jul 17;115(29):7605-7610

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    last database update
    11/13/2018
    MGI 6.13
    The Jackson Laboratory