Polyunsaturated Alkamides D053284

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Organic Chemicals [D02] » Amides » Polyunsaturated Alkamides

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Organic Chemicals [D02] » Hydrocarbons » Hydrocarbons, Acyclic » Alkenes » Polyunsaturated Alkamides

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Organic Chemicals [D02] » Hydrocarbons » Hydrocarbons, Acyclic » Alkynes » Polyunsaturated Alkamides

Description

Amides composed of unsaturated aliphatic FATTY ACIDS linked with AMINES by an amide bond. They are most prominent in ASTERACEAE; PIPERACEAE; and RUTACEAE; and also found in ARISTOLOCHIACEAE; BRASSICACEAE; CONVOLVULACEAE; EUPHORBIACEAE; MENISPERMACEAE; POACEAE; and SOLANACEAE. They are recognized by their pungent taste and for causing numbing and salivation.   MeSH

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