deprenyl


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Related to deprenyl: L-deprenyl, Hydergine

de·pre·nyl

(dē'pren-il),
A noncompetitive inhibitor of monoamine oxidase selective for the type B isozyme, which is responsible for oxidative deamination of dopamine in the brain. The drug is used as an antiparkinsonian agent.
Synonym(s): deprenil

deprenyl

Alternative pharmacology
A prescription drug used to treat Parkinson’s disease, which has acquired currency among some practitioners of alternative medicine as an anti-ageing substance; deprenyl acts on the substantia nigra., a region of the brain that is believed to age more rapidly than others, by blocking the degradation of dopaminergic neurotransmitters.

deprenyl

Eldepryl, selegiline A selective irreversible inhibitor of type B monoamine oxidase that delays the onset of disability in Pts with early untreated Parkinson's disease–PD. See MPTP.
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After a year of treatment, only 97 of 399 subjects on deprenyl or the combination treatment progressed to debility, compared with 176 of 401 patients on tocopherol alone.
Tetrud and Langston theorize that deprenyl might slow disease progression because it inhibits monoamine oxidase B, an enzyme that converts MPTP to MPP.
The Veterinary unit, through its wholly owned US subsidiary, Deprenyl Animal Health, Inc.
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DRAXIS also holds a controlling interest in Deprenyl Animal Health, Inc.
The decline in operating expenses is attributable to the restructured and downsized operations of Deprenyl Animal Health, Inc.
Under the terms of the alliance, DRAXIS' wholly-owned subsidiary, Deprenyl Animal Health, Inc.
The Veterinary Pharmaceutical Unit (operating under the name Deprenyl Animal Health, Inc.
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MAO-A, MAO-B, R-(-) deprenyl hydrochloride, clorgyline, kynuramine dihydrobromide and benzylamine hydrochloride were purchased from Sigma (Milan, Italy).