• N. Bagni
  • S. Biondi
Part of the Forestry Sciences book series (FOSC, volume 24-26)


Amines are found throughout the plant kingdom and can be aliphatic, aromatic or heterocyclic (32). They fulfill several functions and are frequently derived from amino acids by decarboxylation. In addition, they serve as percursors of various alkaloids.


Adventitious Root Jerusalem Artichoke Diamine Oxidase Polyamine Biosynthesis Polyamine Content 
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