normetanephrine


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normetanephrine

 [nor-met″ah-nef´rin]
metabolite of norepinephrine excreted in the urine and found in certain tissues.

nor·met·a·neph·rine

(nōr'met-ă-nef'rin),
A catabolite of norepinephrine found, in the serum, urine and some tissues, resulting from the action of catechol-O-methyltransferase on norepinephrine; has no sympathomimetic actions. Used in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma.

normetanephrine

/nor·meta·neph·rine/ (nor″met-ah-nef´rin) a metabolite of norepinephrine excreted in the urine and found in certain tissues.

normetanephrine

metabolite of norepinephrine excreted in the urine and found in certain tissues.
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02 ND Plasma free metanephrines, nmol/L Normetanephrine 0.
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For exam pie, the catabolism of the catecholamine neurotransmitters epinephrine and norepinephrine into metanephrine and normetanephrine (respectively) primarily occurs in the same cell where they are synthesized.
The plasma levels of catecholamine derivates (metanephrine at 2063 pg/ml (normal < 90) and normetanephrine at 1291 (normal < 200)) and the function studies with images confirmed the diagnosis.
The linkbetween vitiligo and the activity of monoaminergic systems has been found based on the finding that levels of norepinephrine (NE), epinephrine (E), normetanephrine (NMN), metanephrine (MN), homovanillic acid (HVA), and 5-hydroxyindolacetic acid (5-HIAA) were significantly higher in patients with vitiligo compared to controls [17].
9) Although the biochemical phenotype of SDHAF2 is still unknown, the biochemical phenotype of the other genes are either nonsecreting or secrete dopamine, epinephrine, norepinephrine, metanephrine, normetanephrine, and methoxytyramine (Table).
2002), increase of urinary excretion of normetanephrine, a methylated breakdown product of norepinephrine, which indicates MAO inhibition (Riba et al.