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Descriptor English: Phenylalanine
Descriptor Spanish: Fenilalanina
Descriptor Portuguese: Fenilalanina
Descriptor French: Phénylalanine
Entry term(s): Endorphenyl
L-Isomer Phenylalanine
L-Phenylalanine
Phenylalanine, L Isomer
Phenylalanine, L-Isomer
Tree number(s): D12.125.072.050.685
D12.125.142.666
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010649
Scope note: An essential aromatic amino acid that is a precursor of MELANIN; DOPAMINE; noradrenalin (NOREPINEPHRINE), and THYROXINE.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 47E5O17Y3R
CAS Type 1 Name: L-Phenylalanine
DeCS ID: 11074
Unique ID: D010649
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Phenylalanine - Preferred
Concept UI M0016544
Scope note An essential aromatic amino acid that is a precursor of MELANIN; DOPAMINE; noradrenalin (NOREPINEPHRINE), and THYROXINE.
Preferred term Phenylalanine
Entry term(s) L-Isomer Phenylalanine
L-Phenylalanine
Phenylalanine, L Isomer
Phenylalanine, L-Isomer
Endorphenyl - Narrower
Concept UI M0333706
Preferred term Endorphenyl



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