OBO ID: CHEBI:15765
Term Name: L-dopa Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (-)-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine
  • (-)-dopa
  • (2S)-2-amino-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)propanoic acid
  • 3,4-Dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine
  • 3,4-DIHYDROXYPHENYLALANINE
  • 3-Hydroxy-L-tyrosine
  • beta-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine
  • beta-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)alanine
  • Dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine
  • Dopar
  • L-beta-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)alanine
  • L-dopa
  • levodopa
  • levodopum
Definition: An optically active form of dopa having L-configuration. Used to treat the stiffness, tremors, spasms, and poor muscle control of Parkinson's disease
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Ontology: Chebi
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