tyramine
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tyrosine + amine Date: 1910 a phenolic amine C8H11NO found in various foods and beverages (as cheese and red wine) that has a sympathomimetic action and is derived from tyrosine

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  • Tyramine — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • Tyramine — Structure de la tyramine Général Nom IUPAC 4 hydroxy phényléthylamine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tyramine — [ tiramin ] n. f. • 1945; de tyr(o) , du gr. turos « fromage », et amine ♦ Biochim. Amine résultant de la décarboxylation de la tyrosine et utilisée dans le traitement de l hypertension. tyramine [tiʀamin] n. f. ÉTYM. 1945, in D. D. L.; …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tyramine — [tī′rə mēn΄, tī′rəmin] n. [ TYR(OSINE) + AMINE] a crystalline amine, C8H11NO, found in ergot, cheeses, mistletoe, etc., and formerly used in the treatment of hypotension …   English World dictionary

  • tyramine — tiraminas statusas T sritis chemija formulė HOC₆H₄CH₂CH₂NH₂ atitikmenys: angl. tyramine rus. тирамин ryšiai: sinonimas – 4 (2 aminoetil)fenolis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • tyramine — noun amino acid derived from tyrosine; has a sympathomimetic action; found in chocolate and cola drinks and ripe cheese and beer patients taking MAOIs should avoid foods containing tyramine • Hypernyms: ↑amino acid, ↑aminoalkanoic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • tyramine — /tuy reuh meen /, n. Biochem. an amine, C8H11NO, abundant in ripe cheese as a breakdown product of tyrosine by removal of the carboxyl group (COOH). * * * …   Universalium

  • tyramine — noun a phenolic amine, 4 hydroxy phenethylamine, derived from the amino acid tyrosine, found in various foodstuffs and used as a sympathomimetic agent …   Wiktionary

  • tyramine — Decarboxylated tyrosine, a sympathomimetic amine having an action in some respects resembling that of epinephrine; present in ergot, mistletoe, ripe cheese, beers, red wines, and putrefied animal matter; elevated in individuals with tyrosinemia …   Medical dictionary

  • tyramine — [ tʌɪrəmi:n] noun Biochemistry a compound in cheese and other foods which in some circumstances can cause high blood pressure. Origin early 20th cent.: from tyr(osine) + amine …   English new terms dictionary

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