l-dopa l-dopa

Definition(s):

  • (n) the levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease

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  • "Blocking the dopamine D1 receptor is not a treatment option for L-DOPA-induced side effects, since it would diminish the therapeutic efficiency of L-DOPA," says Greengard, who is Vincent Astor Professor and head of the Laboratory of Molecular...
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Paul Greengard Source: News-Medical.net

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