bioamine

bioamine

 [bi″o-ah-mēn´]
an organic compound containing nitrogen that serves as a neurotransmitter, e.g., norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine.

bioamine

biogenic amine.
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Instead he first explains in detail why IBD patients seem to be so affected by potatoes, explaining how potato lectins impair protein digestion and how the resultant maldigestion increases bioamine levels in the intestine.
Serotonin (5'-hydroxy tryptamine; 5-HT) is a bioamine, which is synthesized from L-tryptophan mainly in enterochromaffin cells of the gastrointestinal tract and central nervous system.
The effect of chronic alprazolam on sleep and bioamine metabolites in depression.
Even though whole body solvent-soaking also can extract cuticular hydrocarbons, internal body lipids, bioamines, and other exocrine gland secretions that may contaminate the alkaloid extract, they do not interfere with alkaloid analyses.
Reference intervals for bioamines have been published previously [Grouzmann et al.
2 Generally it stains positive for synaptophysin, neuron-specific enolase, cytokeratin, chromogranin, and bioamines, which are characteristic of carcinoid lineage.
These can cause migraines, hypotension, diarrhea, and so on in sensitive consumers; around 33 per cent of the world's population is sensitive to bioamines in wine.
Pancreatic endocrine neoplasms may express normally produced pancreatic hormones (insulin, glucagon, somatostatin, pancreatic polypeptide), hormones of ectopic origin (gastrin, vasoactive intestinal polypeptide, adrenocorticotrophic hormone), and bioamines (serotonin).
4-7) Both are trace endogenous bioamines, agonists of the [alpha]1, [alpha]2, [beta]1 and [beta]3 adrenoreceptors, are found in human plasma, platelets, sympathic nerves and adrenal tissue, and are present in Citrus aurantium (Seville orange, bitter orange), an ingredient in dietary supplements marketed for weight loss.
Endocrine differentiation is defined as the production of peptide hormones or bioamines by the neoplastic cells.