Medical Definition of Dihydrobiopterin

1. Precursor to tetrahydrobiopter, a required cofactor for a number of enzymes, including the biosynthesis of l-tyrosine; the inability to synthesise dihydrobiopterin can result in a form of malignant hyperphenylalaninaemia. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Dihydrobiopterin

dihydride
dihydrides
dihydridooxidonitrogen
dihydridooxidonitrogens
dihydro
dihydro-
dihydro-beta-erythroidine
dihydro-orotate
dihydroalprenolol
dihydroanisoin dehydrogenase
dihydroanthracene
dihydroanthracenes
dihydroartemisinin
dihydroascorbic acid
dihydrobenzophenanthridine oxidase
dihydrobiopterin (current term)
dihydrobiopterin reductase
dihydrocapsaicin
dihydrocarbazole
dihydroceramide
dihydroceramide desaturase
dihydrochalcone
dihydrochloride
dihydrocodeine
dihydrocodeine tartrate
dihydrocodeinone
dihydrocortisol 3alpha-oxidoreductase
dihydrocortisone
dihydrocuscohygrine
dihydrodesoxymorphine

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