Medical Term: 6 Hydroxydopamine defined

Alphabetical Reference to Medical Terms and Definitions
Further Alphabetical Sectioning for Medical Terms: 6

What is 6 Hydroxydopamine?


Offline Version: PDF

Term Definition: A neurotransmitter analogue that depletes noradrenergic stores in nerve endings and induces a reduction of dopamine levels in the brain. Its mechanism of action is related to the production of cytolytic free-radicals.


« 6 Diazo 5 oxo L norleucine | 6 Iodomethylnorcholesterol »