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Effects of Amine Oxidases in Allergic and Histamine-Mediated Conditions

Author(s): Bruno Mondovi, Wieslawa A. Fogel, Rodolfo Federico, Carmen Calinescu, Mircea A. Mateescu, Arianna C. Rosa, Emanuela Masini.


This review provides an update on histamine, on diamine oxidase (DAO) and on their implications in allergy and various conditions or affections, such as food histaminosis, ischemia and inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The review also presents, in brief, patent coverage on therapies for allergy and IBD with the focus on histamine-related treatments.

Keywords: Amine oxidase, anaphylaxis, bowel diseases, cell proliferation, diabetes, histamine, inflammation, ischemiareperfusion, polyamines, food histaminosis

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Article Details

Year: 2013
Page: [20 - 34]
Pages: 15
DOI: 10.2174/1872213X11307010020