Medical Definition of Hydroxytryptophan decarboxylase

1. An enzyme that catalyses the decarboxylation of l-dopa to dopamine, of l-tryptophan to tryptamine, and of l-hydroxytryptophan to serotonin; important in the biosynthetic pathway of catecholamines and melanin. Synonym: dopa decarboxylase, hydroxytryptophan decarboxylase, tryptophan decarboxylase. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydroxytryptophan Decarboxylase

hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases
hydroxysteroids
hydroxystilbamidine
hydroxystilbamidine isethionate
hydroxysuccinimide
hydroxytamoxifen
hydroxytamoxifens
hydroxytestosterone
hydroxytestosterones
hydroxytetracycline
hydroxytoluene
hydroxytoluic acid
hydroxytryptamine
hydroxytryptamines
hydroxytryptophan
hydroxytryptophan decarboxylase (current term)
hydroxytryptophol
hydroxyurea
hydroxyureas
hydroxyvitamin
hydroxyzine
hydroxyzine hydrochloride
hydroxyzines
hydrozincite
hydrozincites
hydrozirconation
hydrozoal
hydrozoan
hydrozoans

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