Dopamine D004298

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Organic Chemicals [D02] » Amines » Biogenic Amines » Biogenic Monoamines » Dopamine

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Description

One of the catecholamine NEUROTRANSMITTERS in the brain. It is derived from TYROSINE and is the precursor to NOREPINEPHRINE and EPINEPHRINE. Dopamine is a major transmitter in the extrapyramidal system of the brain, and important in regulating movement. A family of receptors (RECEPTORS, DOPAMINE) mediate its action.   MeSH

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