Tyramine is a compound widely found in animals and plants, and one of the common amino acids in our food, which can be obtained by conversion of tyrosine. Tyramine is a white or quasi-white crystalline powder, soluble in ethanol, slightly soluble in water, benzene and xylene. At present,tyramine is mainly used in the medical field, in the medical field, it can play the role of contraction of the uterus, peripheral nerves, blood pressure and so on.
Tyramine can irritate eyes, skin and respiratory system to some extent. As tyramine is a flammable substance, proper safety precautions should be taken when using, transporting and storing tyramine, such as wearing goggles, appropriate gloves and corresponding protective devices. When storing tyramine, it can be sealed and protected from light by argon gas to avoid long-term exposure to air, so as not to reduce the effect of tyramine by converting it into Tetragamine.