Descriptor in English: Tryptamines
Descriptor in Spanish: Triptaminas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Triptaminas
Descriptor in French: Tryptamines
Entry term(s): Indolylethylamines
Tree number(s): D02.
Scope note: Decarboxylated monoamine derivatives of TRYPTOPHAN.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 66(64)
See also the descriptors: Receptors, Serotonin MeSH
DeCS UI: 24360
Descriptor UI: D014363
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/01
Tryptamines - Preferred
Concept UI M0022087
Scope note Decarboxylated monoamine derivatives of TRYPTOPHAN.
Preferred term Tryptamines
Entry term(s) Indolylethylamines
Triptans - Narrower
Concept UI M0483514
Scope note Derivatives of TRYPTAMINES that are SEROTONIN RECEPTOR AGONISTS acting at 5-HT1 RECEPTORS. Some are used to treat MIGRAINE DISORDERS.
Preferred term Triptans

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