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Tyr

Symbol for tyrosine and tyrosyl.
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TYR

A gene on chromosome 11q14-q21 that encodes tyrosinase, a copper-containing oxidase involved in pigment (e.g., melanin) formation and metabolism of other polyphenolic compounds. Tyrosinase catalyses the rate-limiting conversions of tyrosine to DOPA, DOPA to DOPA-quinone.

Molecular pathology
TYR mutations cause oculocutaneous albinism types 1A and 1B.
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Tyr

Abbreviation for tyrosine and its radicals.
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Tyr

abbrev. TYROSINE.
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TYR

Abbreviation for tyramine.

Tyr

Abbreviation for tyrosine.
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(2009) Hyperproduction of 3,4-dihydroxyphenyl-L-alanine (LDopa) using Erwinia herbicola cells carrying a mutant transcriptional regulator TyrR. Biosci.