amine oxidase (flavin-containing)
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amine ox·i·dase (fla·vin-con·tain·ing)(ă-mēn' oks'i-dās flā'vin-kŏn-tān'ing)
An oxidoreductase containing flavin that oxidizes amines with the aid of O2 and water to aldehydes or ketones with the release of NH3 and H2O2. Acted on by antidepressants.
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