The relationship of early studies of monoamine oxidase to present concepts.

  title={The relationship of early studies of monoamine oxidase to present concepts.},
  author={Irwin J. Kopin},
  journal={Journal of neural transmission. Supplementum},
  • Irwin J. Kopin
  • Published in Journal of neural transmission. Supplementum 2006
The development of our understanding of monoamine oxidase (MAO), of its role in the metabolism of amines and of the therapeutic usefulness of MAO inhibitors (MAOIs) have evolved, slowly at times and rapidly at other times, with leaps propelled by new discoveries, new techniques and new insights. Moussa Youdim was one of the major contributors to propulsion of several of these leaps, including the detection of multiple forms of MAO, the descriptions of their properties, active sites and… CONTINUE READING


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