Amine oxidase

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Amine oxidase

(Science: enzyme) a group of enzymes including those oxidizing primary monoamines, diamines, and histamine.

They are copper proteins, and, as their action depends on a carbonyl group, they are sensitive to inhibition by saemicarbazide.

chemical name: Amine:oxygen oxidoreductase (deaminating)(copper-containing)

registry number: EC