monoamine


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monoamine

[¦män·ō′am‚ēn]
(organic chemistry)
An amine compound that has only one amino group.
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Initiation of an MAOI is always based on whether the patient can reliably follow the basic dietary advice (see "A concise guide to monoamine inhibitors," CURRENT Psychiatry.
This is reasonable, because strokes in certain locations could potentially disrupt monoamine pathways (Narushima et al.
Paterson, "The functional role of monoamine oxidases A and B in the mammalian central nervous system," Progress in Neurobiology, vol.
Effect of aspartame on oxidative stress and monoamine neurotransmitter levels lipopolysaccharide -treated mice.
Abbreviations: AFA, Aphanizomenon flos-aquae; MAAs, mycosporine like aminoacids; MAO-A, monoamine oxidase A; MAO-B, monoamine oxidase B; PC, phycocyanin; PEA, phenylethylamine.
Monoamine neurotransmitters are a family of complex chemicals that include 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT, or serotonin), noradrenaline, dopamine, histamine and melatonin.
Some chapter topics are brain vesicular monoamine transporters and apoptosis, semantically mediated integration of cognition, control of cortical synaptic receptive fields by neuromodulation and patterned sensory input, links between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's, and mind wandering in the default state.
It also is contraindicated in patients using monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
Recently researchers in Geneva set out to determine whether extracts of Rhodiola radix had any effect on the monoaminergic system, specifically on the monoamine oxidase enzyme systems (MAO A and MAO B).
The gene, a variation of the Monoamine oxidase MAOA), affects levels of brain chemicals dopamine and serotonin which affect behaviour and mood.
Randomized placebo-controlled trials with tricyclic and tetracyclic antidepressants (TCAs), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) were analyzed.
DNA tests checked for monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) mutations.