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What does OA stand for?

OA stands for Octopamine (biogenic amine)

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Bed Bug Patrol's technology blocks an adrenaline-like neurotransmitter called octopamine that is only found in insects," says Bill Carlson, CEO.
Fruit flies containing a loss-of-function mutation in the gene encoding tyramine [beta]-hydroxylase are unable to synthesize octopamine (an invertebrate analog of vertebrate's noradrenaline) and have a diminished ability to develop rapid tolerance to alcohol (Scholz et al.