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Dopamine

Introduction: Dopamine

Description of Dopamine

Dopamine: 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; dopamine receptors mediate its action.
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Dopamine: 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; dopamine receptors mediate its action.
Source: CRISP

Dopamine: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Dopamine: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Dopamine:

  • Hydroxytyramine

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

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More specific terms for Dopamine:

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Broader terms for Dopamine

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The description of Dopamine may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Dopamine

The following list attempts to classify Dopamine into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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