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Dopamine

"Dopamine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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One of the catecholamine NEUROTRANSMITTERS in the brain. It is derived from TYROSINE and is the precursor to NOREPINEPHRINE and EPINEPHRINE. Dopamine is a major transmitter in the extrapyramidal system of the brain, and important in regulating movement. A family of receptors (RECEPTORS, DOPAMINE) mediate its action.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dopamine" by people in this website by year, and whether "Dopamine" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 164 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2016
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