monoamine oxidase

  • MAO
German: Monoaminoxidase
Japanese: モノアミン酸化酵素

Enzymology. An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidative deamination of naturally occurring monoamines such as the neurotransmitters adrenaline, dopamine, noradrenaline and serotonine. It is important in regulating the concentrations of neurotransmitters in neural or target tissues.

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