"Dihydroxyphenylalanine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A beta-hydroxylated derivative of phenylalanine. The D-form of dihydroxyphenylalanine has less physiologic activity than the L-form and is commonly used experimentally to determine whether the pharmacological effects of LEVODOPA are stereospecific.
- beta Hydroxytyrosine
- 3 Hydroxy DL tyrosine
- 3,4 Dihydroxyphenylalanine
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