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Recent Patents on Inflammation & Allergy Drug Discovery
ISSN (Print): 1872-213X
ISSN (Online): 2212-2710
VOLUME: 7
ISSUE: 1
DOI: 10.2174/1872213X11307010020









Effects of Amine Oxidases in Allergic and Histamine-Mediated Conditions

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Author(s): Bruno Mondovi, Wieslawa A. Fogel, Rodolfo Federico, Carmen Calinescu, Mircea A. Mateescu, Arianna C. Rosa and Emanuela Masini
Pages 20-34 (15)
Abstract:
This review provides an update on histamine, on diamine oxidase (DAO) and on their implications in allergy and various conditions or affections, such as food histaminosis, ischemia and inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The review also presents, in brief, patent coverage on therapies for allergy and IBD with the focus on histamine-related treatments.
Keywords:
Amine oxidase, anaphylaxis, bowel diseases, cell proliferation, diabetes, histamine, inflammation, ischemiareperfusion, polyamines, food histaminosis
Affiliation:
Department of Biochemical Sciences A. Rossi Fanelli, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy.