Chemical Name: L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine
Biological ActivityL-DOPA is an immediate precursor of dopamine, produced by tyrosine hydroxylase. Displays antiParkinsonian activity.
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Levodopa-induced dyskinesia and striatal signaling pathways.
Pisani and Shen
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A Basal Ganglia Circuit Sufficient to Guide Birdsong Learning.
Authors: Xiao Et al.
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I have used L-DOPA to increase dopamine in mouse brain. There was an increase in dopamine levels in the striatum of animals treated with 4 injections of L-DOPA.