DOPA

(= L-DOPA; levodopa; 3-hydroxytyrosine) Precursor of the neurotransmitter dopamine, made from L-tyrosine by tyrosine 3-mono-oxygenase and used as a treatment for Parkinsonism.

dopa

(do´pә) a compound produced by oxidation of tyrosine by tyrosinase; it is the precursor of dopamine and an intermediate product in the biosynthesis of norepinephrine, epinephrine, and melanin. The naturally occurring form is L-dopa (see levodopa), and is used to treat Parkinson disease and other forms of parkinsonism.
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dopa

(from the article `dopamine`) a nitrogen-containing organic compound formed as an intermediate compound from dihydroxyphenylalanine (dopa) during the metabolism of the amino acid ...
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dopa

[n] - amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain
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dopa

dihydroxyphenylalanine noun amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain
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dopa

An amino acid derived from the amino acid tyrosine. It is formed as the first intermediate in the production of dopamine, a neurotransmitter. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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DOPA

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Dopa

Dopa: A precursor (forerunner) of dopamine, a key neurotransmitter (messenger) in the brain. Dopa is used in the treatment of Parkinson disease. Parkinson disease is believed to be related to low levels of dopamine in certain parts of the brain. When dopa is taken by mouth, it crosses through the blood-brain barrier. Once it has crossed from the bl...
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Dopa

In Enochian, Dopa is a minor angel.
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dopa

Type: Term Pronunciation: dō′pă Definitions: 1. An intermediate in the catabolism of l-phenylalanine and l-tyrosine, and in the biosynthesis of norepinephrine, epinephrine, and melanin; the l form, levodopa, is biologically active. Synonyms: 3, 4-dihydroxyphenylalanine See: dopa reaction
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