Application Exercise 9

In allergy sufferers, histamine causes runny noses, red eyes and other symptoms. (a) Give the chemical formula for this compound C5H9N3 (b) Circle the amine functional groups in histamine (      runny-noses-red-eyes-symp-chapter-10-problem-9q-solution-9780077418465-exc) (c) Which part (or parts) of the molecule make the compound water-soluble The N-H Bonds 2. Antihistamines are widely used drugs for treating symptoms of allergies caused  by reactions to histamine compounds. This class of drug competes with histamine,  occupying receptor sites on cells normally occupied by […]