DOPA

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DOPADihydroxyphenylalanine
DOPADirection de l'Organisation et du Personnel des Armées (French: Directorate of the Organization and Personnel of the Armed Forces; Benin)
DOPADeleting Online Predators Act of 2006
DOPADepartment of Public Administration
DOPADesignated Official Planning Agency
DOPADairy Outreach Program Area (Texas)
DOPADepartment of Personnel Administration
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The amino acid dihydroxyphenylalanine (DOPA) is critical to this amazing adhesive effect.
The side chains, called dihydroxyphenylalanine (DOPA), have an affinity for iron.
Tyrosine is first oxidized by tyrosinase to dihydroxyphenylalanine (1-dopa), then to dopaquinone.
Tyrosine is converted first to dopa (dihydroxyphenylalanine) by tyrosine hydroxylase.
Tyrosine hydroxylase (EC 1.14.16.2, TH) catalyzes the hydroxylation of tyrosine to 3,4 dihydroxyphenylalanine (L DOPA) with the oxidation of tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4), and is the rate limiting reaction in the synthesis of dopamine, a precursor molecule for epinephrine and norepinephrine (Nagatsu et al.
The decreasing in Th expression could facilitate the conversion of L-lysine to dihydroxyphenylalanine (dopa).