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Table 1 Km and Vmax values determined for rat liver FAAH-1 hydrolysis of three different fatty acid amides

From: Assessment of NSAIDs as potential inhibitors of the fatty acid amide hydrolase I (FAAH-1) using three different primary fatty acid amide substrates in vitro

FAAH-1 kinetics Substrate
  Oleamide Arachidonamide Stearoylamide
Km (μM) 177.2 ± 15.5 44.9 ± 7.0 4.6 ± 0.8
Vmax (nmol/min/mg protein) 8.9 ± 1.1 10.1 ± 3.0 2.5 ± 0.6
  1. Data are mean ± SEM (Standard Error of the Mean) of four separate preparations (n = 4) conducted in triplicate