dopa

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Synonyms for dopa

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

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In the body, the rate of 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (DOPA) formation by autooxidation of tyrosine was found to be negligible compared with the rate of formation by enzymatic catalysis.
Simultaneous determination of acidic 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine metabolites and 5-hydroxyindole-3-acetic acid in urine by high-performance liquid chromatography.
Simultaneous assay of 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine catecholamines O-methylated metabolites in human plasma using high-performance liquid chromatography.
Total and non-protein-bound fractions of 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine [Letter].
Several analytical methods for the determination of plasma 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (L-DOPA) by HPLC have been reported.
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