monoamine oxidase definition

  • noun:
    • An enzyme when you look at the cells of many areas that catalyzes the oxidation of monoamines such as for example norepinephrine and serotonin.
    • 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.
    • an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body substances (age.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)

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