n. an enzyme which specifically deactivates catecholamines. In the process of deactivating and degrading dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine, this enzyme also alters their availability in the system.

CATECHOL-O-METHYLTRANSFERASE: "Catechol-O-methyltransferase is an enzyme located at the synapse of neurons."
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