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tryptamine

Saltos de línea: trypta|mine
Pronunciación: /ˈtrɪptəmɪn
 
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Definición de tryptamine en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] Biochemistry
A compound, of which serotonin is a derivative, produced from tryptophan by decarboxylation.
Example sentences
  • They suggested that elevations in serotonin and tryptamine were responsible for the clinical symptoms see with this syndrome.
  • The yucca phenotype derives from overexpression of a flavin monooxygenase like enzyme that oxidizes tryptamine to N-hydroxyl-tryptamine in vitro.
  • Studies of this FMO-like enzyme in yucca revealed that the enzyme most likely catalyzes the oxygenation of the compound tryptamine.

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