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 (hĭ-stăm′ə-nās′, -nāz′, hĭs′tə-mə-)
An enzyme that catalyzes the inactivation of histamine and is found in the digestive system.


(Biochemistry) an enzyme, occurring in the digestive system, that inactivates histamine by removal of its amino group. Also called: diamine oxidase


(hɪˈstæm əˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz)

an enzyme that catalyzes the decomposition of histamine, used in treating allergies.
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Noun1.histaminase - enzyme that acts as a catalyst in converting histidine to histamine
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
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Boehringer Ingelheim's two-pronged clinical program with Bl 1467335, an oral inhibitor of amine oxidase, copper containing 3 (AOC3)1 discovered by Pharmaxis, is focused on tackling the common diseases related to the complications of diabetes which affect millions of people worldwide.
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The AO family encompasses FAD-dependent enzymes (essentially MAO and polyamine oxidase) and copper-containing amine oxidases, having for predominant members the products of the genes AOC1, 2, and 3, the latter being named semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase (SSAO) or primary amine oxidase and also currently known as vascular adhesion protein-1 (SSAO/VAP-1) [5,6].
The following enzymes are known to contribute or have a direct role in metabolism of histamine: monoamine oxidase (MAO), di amine oxidase (DAO), and histamine N-methyl transferase, aldehyde dehydrogenase.
As inhibitory properties towards pea seedling amine oxidase of various oxime compounds have been reported in the literature [15], two selected oxime derivatives of 5-acyl-3- methylsulfanyl-1,2,4-triazine were analyzed toward this end.
luteus, later) contains an amine oxidase specific for tyramine when it grows on nutrient medium.
29 October 2010 - Finnish pharmaceutical company Biotie Therapies (HEL: BTH1V) and Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG (VTX: ROG) have agreed to end their research and option agreement for the development of small molecule inhibitors of semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase (SSAO), Biotie said today.
The recent introduction of new investigative technology has produced a wealth of new information about copper amine oxidase proteins (CAOs), including their involvement in both healthy cells and in clinical manifestations associated with a wide variety of diseases.
Internet rumours claim Mr Brown is taking mono amine oxidase inhibitors - an alternative to Prozac.
We are now identifying microbes with a type of enzyme called an amine oxidase.