Brain gamma-aminobutyrate transaminase and monoamine oxidase activities in suicide victims

The activity of gamma-aminobutyrate aminotransferase (GABA-T) and monoamine oxidase (MAOA and-B) was measured in 42 postmortem human brains. Three brain regions (frontal cortex, cingulate cortex and hypothalamus) from 23 controls without known neurological or psychiatric disorder and from 19 suicide victims were analysed. The suicide victims were classified… CONTINUE READING