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monoamine molecular messenger (CHEBI:25375)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
monoamine +     
hormone +   
monoamine molecular messenger +   
A group of neurotransmitters and neuromodulators that contain one amino group that is connected to an aromatic ring by ethylene group (-CH2-CH2-). Monoamines are derived from the aromatic amino acids phenylalanine, tyrosine, histidine and tryptophan.
neurotransmitter +   
semiochemical +   
signalling molecule +   
 catecholamine +   
 serotonin +   
 tyramine +   

Related Synonyms: monamines ;   monoamines

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