Pronunciation: fen'il-eth-a-no'la-men meth'il-trans'fer-as
Definition: A key enzyme in catecholamine biosynthesis that catalyzes the conversion of norepinephrine to epinephrine, using S-adenosyl-l-methionine; found in the adrenal medulla and some neurons; this enzyme's biosynthesis is induced by cortisol.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.