tyrosine hydroxylase

noun

Medical Definition of tyrosine hydroxylase

: an enzyme that catalyzes the first step in the biosynthesis of catecholamines (as dopamine and norepinephrine)

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“Tyrosine hydroxylase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tyrosine%20hydroxylase. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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