MAOA gene

Known as: MONOAMINE OXIDASE A, MAOA, Monoamine Oxidase A Gene 
This gene is involved in the metabolism of neuroactive and vasoactive amines.
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1989-2017
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2009
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2009
The amygdala plays a pivotal role in a cortico-limbic circuitry implicated in emotion processing and regulation. In the present… (More)
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2009
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2009
The contribution of common genetic variation to one or more established smoking behaviors was investigated in a joint analysis of… (More)
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2008
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2008
The genetic deletion of monoamine oxidase A (MAO A), an enzyme that breaks down the monoamine neurotransmitters norepinephrine… (More)
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2007
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2007
Fowler, Baker, and Dawes (2008) recently showed in two independent studies of twins that voter turnout has very high heritability… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Very little is known about how different sets of risk factors interact to influence risk for psychiatric disorder… (More)
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2004
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2004
In this study, we sought out to test the hypothesis that genetic factors may influence antidepressant response to fluoxetine. The… (More)
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2004
2004
Monoamine oxidase (MAO), a mitochondrial outer membrane enzyme, catalyzes the degradation of neurotransmitters in the central… (More)
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2000
2000
Heritable factors account for approximately 40–60% of the total variance of liability to alcohol dependence. The present study… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Among fifteen male skin fibroblast cultures from eleven donors ranging in age from less than 1 year to 90 years old, the specific… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR) is a hereditary disorder characterized by an abnormality of the peripheral retina… (More)
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