VMAT

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VMATVolumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (radiation oncology technique)
VMATvesicular monoamine transporter (genetics)
VMATVeterinary Medical Assistance Team (National Disaster Medical System)
VMATMarine Attack Training Squadron
VMATVirtual Reality Maintenance Trainer
VMATVaginal Mucus Agglutination Test
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22) In addition to being a substrate for MAO-A, tyramine is also a substrate for the dopamine transporter, norepinephrine transporter (NET), the vesicular monoamine transporter 2, and TAAR1.
According to the company, INGREZZA (valbenazine) is a novel selective vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT2) inhibitor and is the first US FDA approved product indicated for the treatment of adults with tardive dyskinesia.
As a vesicular monoamine transporter type 2 inhibitor, valbenazine works by regulating the amount of dopamine that is released into nerve cells by blocking a protein in the brain.
INGREZZA, a novel, selective vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT2) inhibitor, is the first and only FDA-approved product indicated for the treatment of adults with TD.
Previous rodent studies suggested that removing Omega-3 from the diet might reduce dopamine storage (the neurotransmitter associated with mood as well as working memory) and decrease density in the striatal vesicular monoamine transporter type 2 (commonly referred to as VMAT2, a protein associated with decision making).
Although other scientists have put forth this idea in the past, Hamer became the first to identify the gene where God may reside--VMAT2, an acronym for vesicular monoamine transporter 2.
They cover the subcellular trafficking of the aspartic protease BACE1: molecular mechanisms in the control of beta-amyloid generation; brain vesicular monoamine transporter and apoptosis: perspectives on development and neurodegeneration; the case for pre-symptomatic detection and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease; and semantically mediated integration of cognition in Homo sapien: evolution, grammar, uncertainty, and cognitive accuracy.
1]C] DTBZ (dihydroytetrabenzine), which helps measure the activity of the vesicular monoamine transporter (VMAT)--a transport protein that helps transport dopamine and other signaling molecules into the vesicles in which they are stored in the signal-emitting (i.
Knockout of the vesicular monoamine transporter 2 gene results in neonatal death and supersensitivity to cocaine and amphetamine.
Here, for example, insult A targets the vesicular monoamine transporter in which DA is stored; insult B attacks the enzyme converting tyrosine to DOPA (3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine) and thus the DA metabolic pathway; insult C strikes the metabolism of DOPAC (3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid) to HVA (bomovanillic acid); and insult D hits the DA transporter that takes DA back up from the synaptic cleft postrelease.
Valbenazine, a novel selective vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT2), is the first US FDA approved product indicated for adults with tardive dyskinesia.
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