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Descriptor English: Tyrosine
Descriptor Spanish: Tirosina
Descriptor Portuguese: Tirosina
Descriptor French: Tyrosine
Entry term(s): L Tyrosine
L-Tyrosine
Tyrosine, L isomer
Tyrosine, L-isomer
para Tyrosine
para-Tyrosine
Tree number(s): D12.125.072.050.875
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014443
Scope note: A non-essential amino acid. In animals it is synthesized from PHENYLALANINE. It is also the precursor of EPINEPHRINE; THYROID HORMONES; and melanin.
Annotation: /blood: consider also TYROSINEMIAS
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: 42HK56048U
CAS Type 1 Name: Tyrosine
DeCS ID: 14402
Unique ID: D014443
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Tyrosine - Preferred
Concept UI M0022203
Scope note A non-essential amino acid. In animals it is synthesized from PHENYLALANINE. It is also the precursor of EPINEPHRINE; THYROID HORMONES; and melanin.
Preferred term Tyrosine
Entry term(s) L Tyrosine
L-Tyrosine
Tyrosine, L isomer
Tyrosine, L-isomer
para Tyrosine
para-Tyrosine



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