Metabolic changes Metabolic changes

Metabolic changes reported to occur in the cardiovascular system with increasing age include changes in myocardial enzymes:


(1) monoamine oxidase and malic deshydrogenase activity increase
(2) dopamine b-oxidase, dopa decarboxylase, lactic dehydrogenase, cytochrome oxidase and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity decrease.