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.
Also Known As:
Alkamides, Polyunsaturated; Alkylamides, Polyunsaturated; Isobutylamides, Polyunsaturated; Polyunsaturated Alkylamides; Polyunsaturated Isobutylamides