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Compound Summary for: CID 439260

Norepinephrine

Also known as: noradrenaline, Levarterenol, Arterenol, Levophed, (-)-Norepinephrine, L-Noradrenaline, L-arterenol, L-Norepinephrine
Molecular Formula: C8H11NO3   Molecular Weight: 169.17784   InChIKey: SFLSHLFXELFNJZ-QMMMGPOBSA-N
Precursor of epinephrine that is secreted by the adrenal medulla and is a widespread central and autonomic neurotransmitter. Norepinephrine is the principal transmitter of most postganglionic sympathetic fibers and of the diffuse projection system in the brain arising from the locus ceruleus. It is also found in plants and is used pharmacologically as a sympathomimetic.   From: MeSH
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