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An oxidizing enzyme containing iron and a porphyrin, found in mitochondria and important in cell respiration as an agent of electron transfer from certain cytochrome molecules to oxygen molecules.
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The answer lies in polyphenol oxidase, an enzyme that combines with oxygen to speed up cellular decomposition.
If tricyclics do not help, MAO inhibitors (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) are usually tried.When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett