TMAO

(redirected from Trimethylamine oxide)
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AcronymDefinition
TMAOtrimethylamine oxide
TMAOTheater Mortuary Affairs Officer (US DoD)
TMAOTroop Movement Assignment Order
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High contents of trimethylamine oxide correlating with depth in deep-sea teleost fishes, skates, and decapod crustaceans.
Gallardo J, Perez-Martin R, Franco J, Aubourg S and C Sotelo Changes in volatile bases and trimethylamine oxide during the canning of albacore (Thunnus alalunga).
For the vast majority of people this is of no concern because the trimethylamine is converted in the liver to odourless trimethylamine oxide, which is then excreted in the urine, n the case of fish odour syndrome, not enough of the enzyme (trimethylamine oxidase) needed to carry out this conversion in the liver is produced due to a faulty gene inherited from both parents (known as a recessive trait).