L-dopa

L-dopa - definition from Biology-Online.org

[levodopa (Science: chemical) The naturally occurring form of dopa and the immediate precursor of dopamine. unlike dopamine itself, it can be taken orally and crosses the blood-brain barrier. It is rapidly taken up by dopaminergic neurons and converted to dopamine. It is used for the treatment of parkinsonism and is usually given with agents that inhibit its conversion to dopamine outside of the [[central nervous system


InChI: InChI=1/C9H11NO4/c10-6(9(13)14)3-5-1-2-7(11)8(12)4-5/h1-2,4,6,11-12H,3,10H2,(H,13,14)/t6-/m0/s1

InChIKey: InChIKey=WTDRDQBEARUVNC-LURJTMIEBA
SMILES: N[[email protected]@H](CC1=CC(O)=C(O)C=C1)C(O)=O

CAS number 59-92-7

Names:
    Dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine
    Levodopa
    L-beta-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)alanine
    L-Dopa
    L-dopa
    L-Dopa
    L-DOPA
    L-dopa
    3,4-DIHYDROXYPHENYLALANINE
    3,4-Dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine
    3,4-dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine
    3,4-Dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine
    3-Hydroxy-L-tyrosine

Registries:
    PubChem CID 6047
    Beilstein =2215169
    CAS 59-92-7 (from NIST)
    ChEBI 15765
    chemPDB DAH
    COMe MOL000169
    Kegg C00355
    PubChem ID 3648