6. Inactivation of Monoamines by the Lung

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. M.B.H. Youdim1,
  2. Y.S. Bakhle2 and
  3. R R. Ben-Harari2

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch6

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

How to Cite

Youdim, M.B.H., Bakhle, Y.S. and Ben-Harari, R. R. (1980) Inactivation of Monoamines by the Lung, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung (eds R. Porter and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Pharmacology, Technion School of Medic me, Haifa, Israel

  2. 2

    Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PN, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444901590

Online ISBN: 9780470720615

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Keywords:

  • monoamines;
  • intracellular monoamine oxidase;
  • 5-hydroxytryptamine;
  • pulmonary circulation;
  • enzymic activity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Importance of Uptake in Lung

  • Metabolism of β-Phenylethylamine

  • Pathological and Physiological Factors Affecting Monoamine Inactivation

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References