Term: optic tectum (3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)acetic acid
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Name: optic tectum
Synonyms: dorsal midbrain, mesencephalic tectum, tectal lobe, tectum, tectum opticum
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that is the dorsal part of the midbrain and develops from the alar plate and is the most complex layered structure in the zebrafish brain.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000445]
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]