What are MAO genes?



What are MAO genes?

These genes are blueprints for producing two enzymes that help control anxiety and aggression in mice and men. Like cousins with a common ancestor, MAO A and B have 70% similarity in structure and help each other perform similar jobs when one is absent.

What are enzymes?

In the video above you will find details about:
• Enzymes
• Catalysts
• The function of enzymes
• How do enzymes do this?
• Why is this important?
• A MAO A example
• Amino acids and catalytic function

 

In other sections in this category, you will learn:

Where is MAO found in your body?

When was MAO discovered? 

What are the functions of MAO A and B?