Psycho-Babble Medication Thread 114338

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tyrosine hydroxylase

Posted by turalizz on July 30, 2002, at 4:56:13

Is it possible to increase central tyrosine hydroxylase?
Does NADH have any potency in increasin cathecolamine synthesis?

cem

 

Re: tyrosine hydroxylase

Posted by oracle on July 30, 2002, at 23:27:13

In reply to tyrosine hydroxylase, posted by turalizz on July 30, 2002, at 4:56:13

What would be the expected effect of this increase ?

 

Re: tyrosine hydroxylase oracle

Posted by turalizz on July 31, 2002, at 1:18:24

In reply to Re: tyrosine hydroxylase, posted by oracle on July 30, 2002, at 23:27:13

> What would be the expected effect of this increase ?

Tyrosine hydroxylase is the enzyme that converts tyrosine to DOPA, and it is the rate-limiting step in dopamine synthesis.

The expected effect of increased tyrosine hydroxylase activity would be an increase in dopamine.

cem

 

Re: tyrosine hydroxylase

Posted by oracle on July 31, 2002, at 10:20:11

In reply to Re: tyrosine hydroxylase oracle, posted by turalizz on July 31, 2002, at 1:18:24

> The expected effect of increased tyrosine hydroxylase activity would be an increase in dopamine.
>
> cem

I don't think increasing dopamine is something you want to do.


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