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Targeting Fatty Acid Binding Protein (FABP) Anandamide Transporters – A Novel Strategy for Development of Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Nociceptive Drugs

  • William T. Berger equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: William T. Berger, Brian P. Ralph, Martin Kaczocha

    Affiliation: Chemistry and the Institute of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Brian P. Ralph equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: William T. Berger, Brian P. Ralph, Martin Kaczocha

    Affiliation: Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Martin Kaczocha equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: William T. Berger, Brian P. Ralph, Martin Kaczocha

    Affiliation: Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Jing Sun,

    Affiliation: Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Trent E. Balius,

    Affiliation: Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Robert C. Rizzo,

    Affiliation: Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Samir Haj-Dahmane,

    Affiliation: Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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  • Iwao Ojima mail,

    Iwao.Ojima@stonybrook.edu (IO); Dale.Deutsch@stonybrook.edu (DGD)

    Affiliation: Chemistry and the Institute of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Dale G. Deutsch mail

    Iwao.Ojima@stonybrook.edu (IO); Dale.Deutsch@stonybrook.edu (DGD)

    Affiliation: Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: December 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050968

About the Authors

Brian P. Ralph, Martin Kaczocha, Jing Sun, Dale G. Deutsch
Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
Trent E. Balius, Robert C. Rizzo
Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
William T. Berger, Iwao Ojima
Chemistry and the Institute of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
Samir Haj-Dahmane
Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DGD IO RCR MK. Performed the experiments: BPR MK WTB SH TEB JS. Analyzed the data: DGD BR MK IO WTB RCR SH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DGD MK IO RCR SH. Wrote the paper: DGD WB BPR MK IO JS RCR SH.