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Is monoamine oxidase activity elevated in Prader-Willi syndrome?

Is monoamine oxidase activity elevated in Prader-Willi syndrome?  The platelet contents of monoamine oxidase (MAO-B) were analyzed in 17 children and young adults with Prader-Willi syndrome and 18 non-PWS comparison cases. MAO-B activity was significantly higher in the former group, suggesting monoamine dysfunction in Prader-Willi syndrome. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Springer Journals

Is monoamine oxidase activity elevated in Prader-Willi syndrome?

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 by Steinkopff Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Psychiatry
ISSN
1018-8827
eISSN
1435-165X
DOI
10.1007/s007870050062
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Abstract

 The platelet contents of monoamine oxidase (MAO-B) were analyzed in 17 children and young adults with Prader-Willi syndrome and 18 non-PWS comparison cases. MAO-B activity was significantly higher in the former group, suggesting monoamine dysfunction in Prader-Willi syndrome.

Journal

European Child & Adolescent PsychiatrySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 12, 1998

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