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Monoamine Oxidase(MAO)Assay Kit by Colormetric Method

  • TypeLiver Function Determination Items
  • AbbreviationMAO
  • Registration NumberHubei FDA (Approval) No.20142402046
  • Product Description MAO is an important marker of cirrhosis diagnosis because of its activity level can reflect the degree of liver fibrosis. The positive rate of the MAO activity increases up to 80% in patients with liver cirrhosis. MAO activity does not increase in patients with acute phase of various types hepatitis, but the serum MAO activity will increase in patients with acute severe hepatitis because mitochondria release a lot of MAO when hepatocellular necrosis. Serum MAO activity also increase in patients with acute hepatitis more than 3 months and  in about half of patients with active chronic hepatitis. Diabetes can cause rising of serum MAO activity when concur fatty liver disease, congestive heart failure or hepatic congestion caused liver cirrhosis. Serum MAO activity can increase at varied degrees in hyperthyroidism with fibrous tissue decomposition and exuberant synthesis, acromegaly with excessive synthesis of fibrous tissue. Decreased MAO activity may be seen in people using contraceptives, adrenal cortical hormone, Levodopa Hydrazine, etc.
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