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Keyword - Catecholamine metabolism (KW-0128)


Protein participating the biochemical reactions in which catecholamines are involved. Catecholamines 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.


  • Catecholamine metabolic process


Biological process

Gene Ontology


catecholamine metabolic process [ GO:0006584 ]


Catecholamine metabolismBiological process
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