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Dopamine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dopamine
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.211.215.406
D02.092.311.342
D02.455.426.559.389.657.166.175.342
Unique ID
D004298
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004298
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
3,4-Dihydroxyphenethylamine
4-(2-Aminoethyl)-1,2-benzenediol
Dopamine Hydrochloride
Hydroxytyramine
Intropin
Pharm Action
Cardiotonic Agents
Sympathomimetics
Dopamine Agents
Registry Number
VTD58H1Z2X
Related Numbers
51-61-6
62-31-7
7L3E358N9L
CAS Type 1 Name
1,2-Benzenediol, 4-(2-aminoethyl)-
NLM Classification #
WK 725
See Also
Dopamine Agents
Levodopa
Receptors, Dopamine
Entry Combination
agonists:Dopamine Agonists
antagonists & inhibitors:Dopamine Antagonists
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/05/29
Dopamine Preferred
Dopamine Hydrochloride Narrower
Intropin Narrower
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