Mucosal mono- and polyamine oxidase activities in digestive tract are distributed complementary to diamine oxidase

  • W. A. Fogel
Conference paper
Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 32)


The distribution of mucosal monoamine and polyamine oxidases along rat gastrointestinal tract presents a complementary pattern to that of diamine oxidase. The maximal diamine oxidase values are found in the last two thirds of small intestine, whereas the highest activities of monoamine and polyamine oxidase occur in the proximal duodenum and in the large intestine.


Biogenic Amine Amine Oxidase Diamine Oxidase Polyamine Oxidase Proximal Duodenum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. A. Fogel
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  1. 1.Department of Biogenic AminesPolish Academy of SciencesLodzPoland

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