monoamine oxidase

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Synonyms for monoamine oxidase

an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e


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However, PEA is subjected to a rapid deamination by peripheral monoamine oxidase B (MAO-B) which, like monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A), catalyzes the degradation of neuroactive and vasoactive amines in the central nervous system and in peripheral tissues.
The plant extract commonly known as maca, promotes optimal levels of certain brain neurotransmitters, such as monoamine oxidase (MAO).
Major Finding: Scans revealed 43% more monoamine oxidase across all brain regions in women during postpartum days 4-6, compared with those in controls.
Catabolism of the catecholamines requires monoamine oxidase and catechol-O-methyltransferase (Fig.
The drug is a monoamine oxidase type--B (MAO-B) inhibitor that blocks the breakdown of dopamine, a chemical that sends information to the parts of the brain that control movement and coordination.
It works by releasing selegiline, a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), through the skin and into the bloodstream.
1998) and is an inhibitor of monoamine oxidase B that activates MPTP neuorotoxicity (Yong and Perry 1986).
Criminal violence, for example, might be excused as a consequence of low levels of serotonin or monoamine oxidase in the brain.
Researchers have looked at 17 trials involving drugs called monoamine oxidase type B inhibitors (MAOBIs), used to slow the progression of Parkinson's.
Researchers looked at 17 trials of a group of drugs called monoamine oxidase type B inhibitors (MAOBIs), which are used to slow the progression of Parkinson's.
Researchers looked at 17 trials involving monoamine oxidase type B inhibitors, used to slow the progression of the disease.
Weight gain is seen with SSRIs but is more common with tri-cyclic antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, and mirtazapine.
Scientists have focused on the enzyme monoamine oxidase and its effects on the brain.
Its full Latin title is hypericum perforatum and its anti-depressant action is said to be due to its ability to inhibit the enzyme monoamine oxidase (MAO) which itself inhibits neurotransmitters involved in stimulating the brain.
Individual differences in the gene for monoamine oxidase A, or MAOA, proved critical for maltreated boys tracked up to age 26, the scientists report in the Aug.