catechol-o-methyl transferase


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catechol-o-methyl transferase (COMT)

[kat′əkol′ōmeth′il]
an enzyme that deactivates the catecholamines dopa, dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine.

catechol-o-methyl transferase (COMT),

n an enzyme that deactivates epinephrine and norepinephrine.
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