DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating MAOA and paranoid schizophrenia

MAOA [ENSP00000340684]

Amine oxidase [flavin-containing] A; Catalyzes the oxidative deamination of biogenic and xenobiotic amines and has important functions in the metabolism of neuroactive and vasoactive amines in the central nervous system and peripheral tissues. MAOA preferentially oxidizes biogenic amines such as 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT), norepinephrine and epinephrine; Belongs to the flavin monoamine oxidase family.

Synonyms:  MAOA,  P21397,  Q53YE7,  Q5UL91,  Q5UL94 ...

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