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Compound Summary for: CID 3125

alpha-Methyltyrosine

Also known as: Racemetirosine; DL-alpha-Methyl-p-tyrosine; DL-alpha-Methyltyrosine; Metyrosine, DL-; Tyrosine, alpha-methyl-; alpha-Methyl-dl-tyrosine
Molecular Formula: C10H13NO3   Molecular Weight: 195.21512   InChIKey: NHTGHBARYWONDQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
An inhibitor of the enzyme TYROSINE 3-MONOOXYGENASE, and consequently of the synthesis of catecholamines. It is used to control the symptoms of excessive sympathetic stimulation in patients with PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA. (Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed)   From: MeSH
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