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Mao

In China, a slang term for jiao, a subdivision of currency equivalent to 1/10 of a yuan.
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It is either reused or broken down by the enzyme monoamine oxidase, which is found in the mitochondria of the axon.
The monoamine neurotransmitters are involved in the control of a wide variety of neuronal functions.
Despite the replacement of the monoamine hypothesis of depression with a more comprehensive understanding of multiple influencing factors in the pathology of depression, it is clear that elevating monoamines does result in an elevation in mood in many depressed individuals.
Partial insomnia, hyperactivity and hyperdipsia induced by repeated administration of toluene in rats: Their relation to brain monoamine metabolism.
The knowledge of how much exercise it takes to stimulate the production of endorphins, their chemical structure and the location of their secretory centers will provide a teleologic clue as to why increased endorphin output (along with monoamines, e.
These drugs include tricyclics, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, bupropion, venlafaxine, nefazadone, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as fluoxetine, more commonly known as prozac.
The researchers examined mice without the enzymes monoamine oxidase A and B (MAO A/B), which sit next to each other in our genetic code as well as on that of mice.
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Greater levels of a brain protein called monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A) may explain why postpartum blues and clinical depression are so common after childbirth, according to study published recently in the Archives of General Psychiatry.
Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, or 5-HT), a monoamine neurotransmitter found in the central nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract, is believed to play an important role in the modulation of anger, aggression, body temperature, mood, sleep, sexuality, and appetite.