biogenic amine


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biogenic amine

[¦bī·ō¦jen·ik ′a·mēn]
(biochemistry)
Any of a group of organic compounds that contain one or more amine groups (‒NH2) and have a possible role in brain functioning, including catecholamines and indoles.
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2005), and biogenic amine has been related closely to a protostress response (Ottaviani & Franceschi 1996).
Most of all, biogenic amines such as putrescine, tyramine and histamine might also be produced.
Administration of biogenic amines to Saanen kids: Effects on growth performance, meat quality and gut histology.
Disorders of tetrahydrobiopterin and related biogenic amines.
High Phe concentrations could also induce changes in brain electrical function, which may be mediated in part through inhibition of biogenic amine production (4).
These make patients sensitive to biogenic amines in foods, such as some mature cheeses; fermented foods, e.
Effect of the interaction between a low tyramine-producing Lactobacillus and proteolytic staphylococci on biogenic amine production during ripening and storage of dry sausages.
High-performance liquid chromatography of biogenic amines and metabolites in brain, cerebrospinal fluid, urine and plasma.
In a research project involving fermented meats, European scientists are focusing on the origin and development of flavor--the most important quality characteristic--and on safety, in terms of the minimal presence of biogenic amines, nitrosamines, lipid oxidation products and mycotoxins in dry fermented sausages.
This compound is a biogenic amine reuptake inhibitor acting at multiple targets, which may represent a new class of therapeutic agent that could lead to an improved treatment for depression or other CNS disease indications.