What are the main functions of tyramine?

Tyramine is a product of tyrosine decarboxylase belongs to amine organic matter, both exist in the corruption of the animal tissues, mature cheddar, ergot, can also be found in meat, fish, legumes, fruit, drinks, etc., we can through the decomposition of tyrosine or corrupt activity to obtain the tyramine, also can be made reduction of hydroxy phenyl acetonitrile tyramine, its appearance with a white or white crystal powder, Soluble in ethanol, slightly soluble in water, benzene, xylene.

Tyramine is not only a natural trace amine derived from amino acid tyrosine, but also a catecholamine releasing reagent, which is widely used in the medical field. In addition, tyramine can also be used as a food additive and feed additive.

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