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Chemical Biogenic Amines

Name Biogenic Amines
Equivalent Terms Amine, Biogenic | Amines, Biogenic | Biogenic Amine
Definition 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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MeSH® ID D001679
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ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references Amines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references Biogenic Amines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references

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Biogenic Amines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View node Acetylcholine Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references
View node Biogenic Monoamines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View node Biogenic Polyamines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references
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