Term: diencephalon (3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)acetic acid
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Name: diencephalon
Definition: The more posterior and ventral of two forebrain neuromeres, the other being the telencephalon; major derivatives are the eye cups, the brain pretectal region, the thalamus, hypothalamus, and epithalamus (including the habenula and epiphysis).
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000101]
Name: (3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)acetic acid
Synonyms: (3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)acetic acid, 2-(3,4-DIHYDROXYPHENYL)ACETIC ACID, 3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl acetic acid, 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid, dopacetic acid, homoprotocatechuic acid
Definition: A dihydroxyphenylacetic acid having the two hydroxy substituents located at the 3- and 4-positions. It is a metabolite of dopamine.
Ontology: Chebi [CHEBI:41941]