Definitions for dopaˈdoʊ pə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

do•paˈdoʊ pə(n.)

  1. an amino acid, C9H11NO4, formed from tyrosine in the liver during melanin and epinephrine biosynthesis.

    Category: Biochemistry

    Ref: Compare L-dopa.

Origin of dopa:

< G Dopa (1917), contr. of 3, 4-Dioxyphenylanin

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dopa, dihydroxyphenylalanine(noun)

    amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain


  1. dopa(Noun)

    The amino acid dihydroxyphenylalanine that is generated in the liver from tyrosine and then converted into dopamine in the brain

Anagrams of dopa

  1. PAOD

  2. DPOA

Translations for dopa

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to baptize into the Christian church

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