monoamine oxidase

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n monoamine oxidase an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)
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Usage


In news:

1 report that phentermine, and other monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors probably increase plasma serotonin when given with serotonin uptake blockers.
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In science:

Filipenko M.L., Beilina A.G., Alekseyenko O.V., Dolgov V.V., Kudryavtseva N.N. Repeated experience of social defeats increases serotonin transporter and monoamine oxidase A mRNA levels in raphe nuclei of male mice.
Anxiety as a Factor in the Development of Autistic Spectrum Symptoms: an Experimental Study
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