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The Oxford Companion to the Body

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2003
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is a catecholamine, from which other important catecholamines (adrenaline and noradrenaline) are derived, but it is also ...

dopamine

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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2008
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an alternative name for 3,4‐dihydroxyphenylethylamine; 3‐hydroxytyramine; 3,4‐dihydroxyphenylethylamine; 4‐(2‐aminoethyl)‐1,2‐benzenediol; a catecholamine neurotransmitter ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2007
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A metabolic neurotransmitter belonging to the biogenic amines and is classified as a stimulant, but it is not on the World Anti-Doping Agency's Prohibited list. Dopamine is secreted by ... More
dopamine neurons in the brain

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The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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2006
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Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
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Dopamine neurons are one type of a class of neurons all of which use biogenic amines as neurotransmitters. These ...

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