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Monoamine oxidase: Quiz


Question 1: Monoamine oxidases (singular abbreviation MAO) (EC are ________ that catalyze the oxidation of monoamines.
EnzymeCofactor (biochemistry)ProteinEnzyme inhibitor

Question 2: ________ is used to remove an amine group from a molecule, resulting in the corresponding aldehyde and ammonia.

Question 3: ________ (MT-ATP6, MT-ATP8)
ATPaseCytochrome c oxidaseATP synthaseMitochondrion

Question 4: fatty acid degradation (Carnitine palmitoyltransferase I, ________)
Carnitine-acylcarnitine translocaseCarbamoyl phosphate synthetase ILong fatty acyl CoA synthetaseSuccinyl coenzyme A synthetase

Question 5: MAO-B is mostly found in ________ platelets.
BloodHematologyRed blood cellBlood plasma

Question 6: They are found bound to the inner membrane of ________ in most cell types in the body.
Cell membraneVesicle (biology)Cell (biology)Cell nucleus

Question 7:
  • MAO-A is also found in the liver, ________, and placenta.
    PeritonitisHuman gastrointestinal tractColorectal cancerAscending cholangitis

Question 8: Both forms break down ________ equally.

Question 9: Both MAOs are also vital to the inactivation of monoaminergic ________, for which they display different specificities.

Question 10: ________ or norepinephrine to 3,4-Dihydroxymandelic acid

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