3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine


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do·pa

, DOPADopa (dō'pă),
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. See: dopa reaction.
Synonym(s): 3, 4-dihydroxyphenylalanine

3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine

(dī-hī-drŏk″sē-fĕn″ĭl-ăl′ă-nēn)
1. Dopa.
2. L-phenylalanine, the primary ingredient in the artificial sweetener, aspartame.

3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine

dopa.
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Simultaneous liquid chromatographic determination of norepinephrine, 3,4-dihydroxyphenylethyleneglycol, 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine and 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid in human plasma.
Perucca Total and Non-Protein-bound Fractions of 3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine Clin.

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