I want the synthesis method and equations of L-Dopa (Antiparkinsonism
drug) .Could you please give me the results now
I am pretty sure this will help. And the equation/formula is C9 H11 NO 4 (if that is what you wanted). Hope this helps.
L-dopa is a naturally-occurring dietary supplement and psychoactive drug found in certain kinds of food and herbs and is synthesized from the essential amino acid L-tyrosine (TYR) in the mammalian body and brain. L-DOPA is the precursor to the neurotransmitters dopamine, norepinephrine (noradrenaline), and epinephrine (adrenaline) collectively known as catecholamines. Aside from its natural and essential biological role, L-DOPA is also used in the clinical treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD) and dopamine-responsive dystonia (DRD). L-DOPA is used to increase dopamine concentrations in the treatment of PD and DRD, since it is capable of crossing the protective blood-brain barrier (BBB), whereas dopamine itself cannot. Once L-DOPA has entered the central nervous system (CNS), it is converted into dopamine by the enzyme aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC), also known as DOPA decarboxylase (DDC). Pyridoxal phosphate (PLP; Vitamin B6) is a required cofactor in this reaction, and may occasionally be administered along with L-DOPA, usually in the form of pyridoxine.
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