Dopamine vs Tetrahydrobiopterin - What's the difference?

dopamine | tetrahydrobiopterin |


As nouns the difference between dopamine and tetrahydrobiopterin

is that dopamine is (label) a neurotransmitter associated with movement, attention, learning, and the brain’s pleasure and reward system while tetrahydrobiopterin is (biochemistry) a naturally-occurring nutrient and essential cofactor of the three aromatic amino acid hydroxylase enzymes, used in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin, melatonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine, and nitric oxide.

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 ----

    tetrahydrobiopterin

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia tetrahydrobiopterin)
  • (biochemistry) A naturally-occurring nutrient and essential cofactor of the three aromatic amino acid hydroxylase enzymes, used in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin, melatonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine, and nitric oxide.
  • Synonyms

    * sapropterin