Phenethylamine vs Tyramine - What's the difference?

phenethylamine | tyramine |


As nouns the difference between phenethylamine and tyramine

is that phenethylamine is (uncountable|organic compound) an aromatic amine which is a colorless liquid at room temperature while tyramine is (chemistry) a phenolic amine, 4-hydroxy-phenethylamine, derived from the amino acid tyrosine, found in various foodstuffs and used as a sympathomimetic agent.

phenethylamine

Noun

  • (uncountable, organic compound) An aromatic amine which is a colorless liquid at room temperature.
  • (countable, organic chemistry) One of a group of compounds derived from phenethylamine .
  • (neurotransmitter) A monoamine neurotransmitter and neuromodulator found in the brain.
  • tyramine

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia tyramine)
  • (chemistry) a phenolic amine, 4-hydroxy-phenethylamine, derived from the amino acid tyrosine, found in various foodstuffs and used as a sympathomimetic agent
  • English words suffixed with -amine