Dopamine vs Dihydroxyphenylalanine - What's the difference?

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Dopamine is a see also of dihydroxyphenylalanine.


As nouns the difference between dopamine and dihydroxyphenylalanine

is that dopamine is (label) a neurotransmitter associated with movement, attention, learning, and the brain’s pleasure and reward system while dihydroxyphenylalanine is (biochemistry) either of two enantiomers of a derivative of the amino acid tyrosine.

dopamine

Noun

  • (label) A neurotransmitter associated with movement, attention, learning, and the brain’s pleasure and reward system.
  • Abbreviations

    * DA

    Hypernyms

    * catecholamine * phenethylamine

    See also

    * norepinephrine English words suffixed with -amine ----

    dihydroxyphenylalanine

    Noun

  • (en noun) (Abbreviated as : dopa or DOPA)
  • (biochemistry) Either of two enantiomers of a derivative of the amino acid tyrosine
  • See also

    * dopamine