FANDOM


Levodopa
Levodopa
Synonyms L-dopa
Brand names Larodopa
IUPAC name

IUPAC name
(2S)-2-amino-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)propanoic acid
ChemSpider

5824

DrugBank

DB01235

PubChem

6047

PDB fields

N/A

Formula

C9H11NO4

InChI
InChI
1S/C9H11NO4/c10-6(9(13)14)3-5-1-2-7(11)8(12)4-5/h1-2,4,6,11-12H,3,10H2,(H,13,14)/t6-/m0/s1
InChIKey
InChIKey
WTDRDQBEARUVNC-LURJTMIESA-N
SMILES
SMILES
C1=CC(=C(C=C1C[C@@H](C(=O)O)N)O)O
(Jmol 3D structure)
Mol. mass

197.1879 g/mol

Levodopa is a precursor to the catecholamine neurotransmitters including dopamine, noradrenaline and adrenaline. It is used to treat Parkinson's disease.

External linksEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.