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Biogenic Amines

"Biogenic Amines" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Biogenic Amines" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Biogenic Amines" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1994 and 1995 and 2010
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