Polyunsaturated Alkamides


Alkamides, Polyunsaturated

Alkylamides, Polyunsaturated

Isobutylamides, Polyunsaturated

Polyunsaturated Alkylamides

Polyunsaturated Isobutylamides

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.