L-dopa
noun Date: 1939 the levorotatory form of dopa that is obtained especially from broad beans or prepared synthetically, is converted to dopamine in the brain, and is used in treating Parkinson's disease — called also levodopa

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • L-DOPA — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • L-DOPA — DOPA Levodopa Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • L-Dopa — DOPA Levodopa Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • L-dopa — Nombre (IUPAC) sistemático …   Wikipedia Español

  • L-Dopa — L Dopa,   Biochemie: die optisch linksdrehende Form von Dopa …   Universal-Lexikon

  • L-dopa — [el΄dō′pə] n. see DOPA …   English World dictionary

  • L-dopa — /ɛl ˈdoʊpə/ (say el dohpuh) noun a drug, L dihydroxyphenylalanine, used in the treatment of Parkinson s disease. Also, levodopa. {see L , dopa} …   Australian English dictionary

  • L-dopa — Véase levodopa. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • L -DOPA — levodopa [levo 3, 4 dihydroxyphenylalanine] …   Medical dictionary

  • L-DOPA — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Levodopa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • L-Dopa — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Levodopa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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