OBO ID: CHEBI:140939
Term Name: macamide Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • macamides
Definition: A fatty amide resulting from the formal condensation of a fatty acid with benzylamine or a substituted (commonly 3-methoxy-) benzylamine. The term originally referred to bioactive and marker compounds isolated from maca (Lepidium meyenii, a herb cultivated for centuries by the indigenous people in the Peruvian Andes as a staple food crop) but is now also used to refer to synthetic analogues.
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Ontology: Chebi
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