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What does TMAO stand for?

TMAO stands for trimethylamine oxide

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For the vast majority of people this is of no concern because the trimethylamine is converted in the liver to odourless trimethylamine oxide, which is then excreted in the urine, n the case of fish odour syndrome, not enough of the enzyme (trimethylamine oxidase) needed to carry out this conversion in the liver is produced due to a faulty gene inherited from both parents (known as a recessive trait).