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A lysyl oxidase with histaminase activity in the pig aorta

  • F. Buffoni
  • L. Raimondi
Histamine Metabolism


A highly purified preparation of lysyl oxidase was obtained from pig aortas. This enzyme oxidized peptidyl lysinc, putrescine and histamine.


Histamine Putrescine Lysyl Lysyl Oxidase Histaminase Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Buffoni
    • 1
  • L. Raimondi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyUniversity of FlorenceItaly

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