Intestinal diamine oxidase: Isolation, substrate specificity and pathophysiological significance

Abstract

Following ischemia of the terminal ileum in dogs, the activity of diamine oxidase (DAO, E.C. 1.4.3.6.) decreased in the ischemic part [1], but increased in the non-ischemic part of the gut. Since in the latter area histamine release was observed, this enzyme was considered to protect to some extent the organism against vasoactive substances, such as… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01965739

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