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MAO

abbr.
monoamine oxidase

MAO

abbreviation for
(Pharmacology) monoamine oxidase
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Noun1.MAO - an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
2.MAO - Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)Mao - Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)
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I am sleepy, Bagheera, and Shere Khan is all long tail and loud talk--like Mao, the Peacock.
The first generation of MAO inhibitors (non-selective and irreversible) was characterized by a lack of selectivity in their MAO inhibition, inhibiting both MAO-A and MAO-B with serious side-effects (Cooper, 1989).
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Mao -- the founder of the People's Republic who led the country for 27 years until his death in 1976 -- commands reverence among many Chinese but also condemnation by critics who say his disastrous political and economic campaigns led to tens of millions of deaths.
So I think for that reason, it's in the political interests for the current president to not let society or fans of Mao get carried away and emphasize a different sort of China than he had in mind.
Mao holds an MBA - International Business from San Francisco State University.
The book therefore "seeks to present the historical Mao and explicitly juxtaposes that Mao with the very significant but importantly ahistorical Maos that so deeply concern millions of people across the globe today" (p.