DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2013.08.001
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Songül Şahin Ercan, Hüseyin Bozkurt, Çiğdem Soysal

Abstract: The term "biogenic amines" defines decarboxylation products such as histamine, putrescine, serotonin, tyramine, phenylethylamine, tryptamine and also aliphatic polyamines. They can be detected in both raw and processed foods. In the recent years, there is a great interest in biogenic amines as they are associated with quality, safety and freshness of some foods, particularly fermented foods. The presence of biogenic amines in foods can also be used as an indicator of hygienic quality. Biogenic amines also caus…

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