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Introduction: Dihydroxyphenylalanine

Description of Dihydroxyphenylalanine

Dihydroxyphenylalanine: D1 and D2 agonist; precursor in dopamine biosynthesis; levodopa or L-DOPA is the generic name of the antiparkinson drug.
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Dihydroxyphenylalanine: A beta-hydroxylated derivative of phenylalanine. The D-form of dihydroxyphenylalanine has less physiologic activity than the L-form and is commonly used experimentally to determine whether the pharmacological effects of LEVODOPA are stereospecific.
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