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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.