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Descriptor English:   Biogenic Amines 
Descriptor Spanish:   Aminas Biogénicas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Aminas Biogênicas 
Synonyms English:   Amine, Biogenic
Amines, Biogenic
Biogenic Amine  
Tree Number:   D02.092.211
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   GEN or unspecified: prefer specific biogenic amine group term or specific biogenic amine indented under each
See Related English:   Receptors, Biogenic Amine
History Note English:   73(71) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   1703 
Unique Identifier:   D001679 

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