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Mesh term Biogenic Amines

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Amines

Description

A group of naturally occurring amines derived by enzymatic decarboxylation of the natural amino acids. Many have powerful physiological effects (e.g., histamine, serotonin, epinephrine, tyramine). Those derived from aromatic amino acids, and also their synthetic analogs (e.g., amphetamine), are of use in pharmacology.


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Acetylcholine
Biogenic Monoamines
Biogenic Polyamines


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