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a molecule containing one amine group (especially one that is a neurotransmitter)

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Despite an abundance of evidenced-based literature supporting monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) as an effective treatment for depression, use of these agents has decreased drastically in the past 3 decades.
There is, however, considerable experimental and clinical evidence to refute the central role of monoamines in depression.
Brain monoamines play a key role in sleep regulation (Shouse et al.
Meyer's contributions to understanding monoamine dysregulation in major depressive disorder made him the first psychiatrist to receive the Royal College Medal Award in Medicine in the award's 60-year history.
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Other than loss of estrogen, an increase in levels of enzyme, called monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A) in the female brain after giving birth, is what causes baby blues or postpartum depression.
Monoamines and their metabolites in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with senile dementia of Alzheimer type using high performance liquid chromatography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.
We measured monoamines and their metabolites using HPLC with electrochemical detection as described elsewhere (Thimchelvam et al.
Although existing antidepressant medications increase levels of monoamines in the brain, there is a delay between measured increases in monoamines and corrections in mood.
The effects of two chronic intermittent stressors on brain monoamines.
The knowledge of how much exercise it takes to stimulate the production of endorphins, their chemical structure and the location of their secretory centers will provide a teleologic clue as to why increased endorphin output (along with monoamines, e.
MAO-I's, like moclobemide, inhibit the enzyme MAO, an enzyme that destroys the monoamines norepinephrine and serotonin, which are neurotransmitters.
This volume encompasses a number of themes in several sections: (1) functional neuroanatomy of stress response; (2) brain monoamines and neuropeptides in stress; (3) molecular genetics of neurotransmitter enzymes in stress; (4) molecular genetics of stress hormones; (5) transcriptional regulation of heart function in stress; (6) neuroendocrine regulations in stress and their molecular biological basis; (7) stress hormone receptors; (8) stress, adaptation, and metabolism; and (9) clinical aspects of stress-induced changes in neurotransmitter and hormone systems.
1) Most antidepressants act by increasing concentration of >1 of these primary monoamines in the neuronal synapse.
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