Dopa is decarboxylated to dopamine

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R-HSA-209924
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Homo sapiens
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Aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC, dopa decarboxylase) decarboxylates dopa to form dopamine.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
1540578 Molecular cloning of genomic DNA and chromosomal assignment of the gene for human aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase, the enzyme for catecholamine and serotonin biosynthesis

Hori, T, Ichinose, H, Takahashi, E, Sumi-Ichinose, C, Nagatsu, T

Biochemistry 1992
2590185 Isolation and characterization of a cDNA clone encoding human aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase

Titani, K, Ichinose, H, Fujita, K, Nagatsu, T, Kurosawa, Y

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1989
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aromatic-L-amino-acid decarboxylase activity of DDC dimer [cytosol]

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