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Dopa Decarboxylase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dopa Decarboxylase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.520.224.125.100.500
Unique ID
D004296
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004296
Scope Note
One of the AROMATIC-L-AMINO-ACID DECARBOXYLASES, this enzyme is responsible for the conversion of DOPA to DOPAMINE. It is of clinical importance in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
Pharm Action
Antiparkinson Agents
Registry Number
EC 4.1.1.-
Public MeSH Note
91,63-79; was see under AROMATIC AMINO ACID DECARBOXYLASES 1980-90; was heading 1963-79
History Note
91(80)63; was see under AROMATIC AMINO ACID DECARBOXYLASES 1980-90; was heading 1963-79
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Aromatic Amino Acid Decarboxylase Inhibitors
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/10
Dopa Decarboxylase Preferred
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