biogenic amine


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biogenic amine

n.
Any of a group of naturally occurring, biologically active amines, many of which are neurotransmitters, including norepinephrine, dopamine, and serotonin.
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Influence of technological practices on biogenic amine contents in red wines.
Future studies will be needed to provide a more clear understanding of the roles of MAO-A and MAO-B in the cellular and molecular mechanisms linking biogenic amine metabolism and ROS generation to accelerated cardiovascular disease progression in ageing.
Nevertheless, increased contents of dietary amines tend to reduce dry matter intake (Van Os et al., 1995), nitrogen degradability in the rumen of steers, particularly by the biogenic amine (BA) putrescine (Dawson and Mayne, 1997), have negative effects on visceral organs and meat quality (Fusi et al., 2004) of ruminants, hence it has been considered disadvantageous.
Characterization of wines through the biogenic amine contents using chromatographic techniques and chemometric data analysis.
Screening of biogenic amine production by lactic acid bacteria isolated from grape must and wine.
Anchovies are associated with scombroid-poisoning due to biogenic amine contents such as histamine, putrescine and cadaverine.
Histamine is a biogenic amine (sometimes referred to as a vasoactive amine) that, in mammals, is produced primarily by the action of the enzyme histidine decarboxylase on the amino acid histidine.
2005), and biogenic amine has been related closely to a protostress response (Ottaviani & Franceschi 1996).