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Descriptor English:   Dopa Decarboxylase 
Descriptor Spanish:   Dopa-Decarboxilasa 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Dopa Descarboxilase 
Synonyms English:   Decarboxylase, Dopa  
Tree Number:   D08.811.520.
Definition English:   One of the AROMATIC-L-AMINO-ACID DECARBOXYLASES, this enzyme is responsible for the conversion of DOPA to DOPAMINE. It is of clinical importance in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. 
Pharmacological Action:   Antiparkinson Agents
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Dopa Decarboxylase/antagonists & inhibitors use Aromatic Amino Acid Decarboxylase Inhibitors
History Note English:   91(80)63; was see under AROMATIC AMINO ACID DECARBOXYLASES 1980-90; was heading 1963-79 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AN analysis BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification DF deficiency
DE drug effects EC economics
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PH physiology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure UR urine
Record Number:   4356 
Unique Identifier:   D004296 

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