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dopamine

Ligand Summary
Ligand Structure
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Description
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.
Synonyms & Links
PubChem: 681
Guide to Pharmacology: 940
DrugCentral: 947
LyCHI:  6642Z5HPHSM5


Target Activities