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monoamine oxidase

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An enzyme in the cells of most tissues that catalyzes the oxidation of monoamines such as norepinephrine and serotonin.

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  • n. Either of two enzymes, found in the outer membrane of mitochondria, that degrade biogenic amines and are thus responsible for the destruction of transmitter substances at neuronal synapses.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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