Skip Header

You are using a version of Internet Explorer that may not display all features of this website. Please upgrade to a modern browser.

Keyword Catecholamine biosynthesis

UniProtKB (38) rdf/xml obo
DefinitionProtein involved in the synthesis of catecholamines, which are amine derivatives of catechol (2-hydroxyphenol). They are synthesized from the amino acid tyrosine (Tyr) in sympathetic-nerve terminals and in the adrenal gland. Catecholamines act as hormones or neuro-transmitters, e.g. adrenaline, noradrenaline and dopamine.
Synonyms Catecholamine anabolism
Catecholamine biosynthetic process
Catecholamine formation
Catecholamine synthesis
CategoryBiological process
GOcatecholamine biosynthetic process [ GO:0042423 ]
GraphicalBiological processCatecholamine biosynthesis