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Methylene blue analogues with marginal monoamine oxidase inhibition retain antidepressant-like activity
Methylene blue (MB) possesses diverse medical applications. Among these, MB presents with antidepressant-like effects in animals and has shown promise in clinical trials for the treatment of mood disorders. As an antidepressant, ...
The monoamine oxidase inhibition properties of selected structural analogues of methylene blue
The thionine dye, methylene blue (MB), is a potent inhibitor of monoamine oxidase (MAO) A, a property that may, at least in part, mediate its antidepressant effects in humans and animals. The central inhibition of MAO-A ...