biogenic amine

biogenic amine

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  • Biogenic amine receptor — are a variety of neurotransmitter receptors that are sensitive to biogenic amine neurotransmitters. These are inthe family of Rhodopsin like receptors, primarily within the G protein coupled receptor (GPCR) family of transmembrane… …   Wikipedia

  • biogenic amine — a type of amine synthesized by both plants and animals and frequently involved in signaling; prominent examples are neurotransmitters such as acetylcholine, catecholamines, and serotonin. Others are hormones or components of vitamins,… …   Medical dictionary

  • biogenic amine hypothesis — the hypothesis that depression is associated with deficiency of biogenic amines (catecholamines and serotonin), especially norepinephrine, at functionally important receptor sites in the brain and that elation is associated with excess of such… …   Medical dictionary

  • Amine — For other uses, see Amine (disambiguation). Primary amine Secondary amine Tertiary amine …   Wikipedia

  • biogenic — Produced by a living organism. * * * bio·gen·ic jen ik adj produced by living organisms <biogenic amine metabolism in depressed patients (D. L. Murphy)> * * * bi·o·gen·ic (bi″o jenґik) having origins in biological processes, as a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Amine — A chemical compound containing nitrogen. Amines are derived from ammonia. (The name "amine" was derived from the word "ammonia.") * * * A substance formally derived from ammonia by the replacement of one or more of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • biogenic amines — a type of amine formed from decarboxylation of amino acids in spoiled fish by the action of bacteria at temperatures above 10°C. Includes histamine (from histidine), cadaverine (from lysine), putrescine (from arginine), agmatine, spermine,… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Trace amine-associated receptor — Trace amine associated receptors, abbreviated TAAR and previously abbreviated TAR and TA, are a class of G protein coupled receptors identified in 2001.cite journal |author=Borowsky B, Adham N, Jones KA, Raddatz R, Artymyshyn R, Ogozalek KL,… …   Wikipedia

  • Trace amine — Trace amines are endogenous compounds structurally related to classical biogenic amines, such as catecholamines, serotonin and histamine. Trace amines include p tyramine, β phenylethylamine, tryptamine, octopamine, and 3 iodothyronamine, and are… …   Wikipedia

  • biogenicamine — biogenic amine n. Any of a group of naturally occurring, biologically active amines, such as norepinephrine, histamine, and serotonin, that act primarily as neurotransmitters and are capable of affecting mental functioning and of regulating blood …   Universalium

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