dihydroxyphenylalanine

noun

di·​hy·​droxy·​phe·​nyl·​al·​a·​nine ˌdī-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˌfen-ᵊl-ˈal-ə-ˌnēn How to pronounce dihydroxyphenylalanine (audio) -ˌfēn- How to pronounce dihydroxyphenylalanine (audio)
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or 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine : dopa
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or L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine or L-dihydroxyphenylalanine : l-dopa

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“Dihydroxyphenylalanine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dihydroxyphenylalanine. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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