"Dihydroxyphenylalanine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- beta Hydroxytyrosine
- 3 Hydroxy DL tyrosine
- 3,4 Dihydroxyphenylalanine
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Dihydroxyphenylalanine" by people in Profiles.
Neurodegeneration of the Globus Pallidus Internus as a Neural Correlate to Dopa-Response in Freezing of Gait. J Parkinsons Dis. 2022; 12(4):1241-1250.
The role of radiotracer imaging in Parkinson disease. Neurology. 2005 Jan 25; 64(2):208-15.
Behavioral and neurochemical effects of acute and daily cocaine administration in rats. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1988 May; 245(2):485-92.
Influence of cholecystokinin on central monoaminergic pathways. Regul Pept. 1983 May; 6(2):99-109.
The regulation of the noradrenergic neuron. J Psychiatr Res. 1974; 11:339-45.
Induction of dopamine- -hydroxylase and tyrosine hydroxylase in rat hearts and sympathetic ganglia. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1972 Jul; 182(1):116-29.
Octopamine in the lobster nervous system. Nat New Biol. 1972 Mar 15; 236(63):61-3.
Attenuation of postganglionic sympathetic nerve activity by L-dopa. Circ Res. 1970 Oct; 27(4):561-70.
A comparison of the cardiovascular effects of biogenic amines and their precursors in newborn and adult dogs. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1969 Apr; 166(2):293-8.