The Mode of Action of MAO-B Inhibitors

  • M. Gerlach
  • P. Riederer
  • M. B. H. Youdim
Part of the Milestones in Drug Therapy book series (MDT)


Monoamine oxidase (EC; amine: oxygen oxidoreductase (deaminating; flavin-containing) (MAO) is an enzyme of the outer mitochondrial membrane and catalyzes the oxidative deamination of amines according to the overall equation .


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