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do•pa



Pronunciation: (dō'pu), [key]
n. Biochem.
an amino acid, C9H11NO4, formed from tyrosine in the liver during melanin and epinephrine biosynthesis: the L-dopa isomer is converted in the brain to dopamine. Cf. levodopa.

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