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Biogenic Amines MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Biogenic Amines
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.211
Unique ID
D001679
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001679
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specific biogenic amine group term or specific biogenic amine
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Amines, Biogenic
Biogenic Amine
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Amines (1966-1970)
See Also
Receptors, Biogenic Amine
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(71)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Biogenic Amines Preferred
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