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Preferred Name

Catecholamine

Synonyms

Catecholamine

catecholamine

Definitions

A group of sympathetic amines containing a catechol group derived from the amino acid tyrosine. Catecholamines are hormones and neuromodulators synthesized in the chromaffin cells of the adrenal glands and the postganglionic fibers of the sympathetic nervous system in response to stress. Examples of catecholamines are epinephrine (adrenaline), norepinephrine (noradrenaline) and dopamine, all of which participate in a wide variety of functions throughout the body.

ID

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C88516

ALT_DEFINITION

A type of neurohormone (a chemical that is made by nerve cells and used to send signals to other cells). Catecholamines are important in stress responses. High levels cause high blood pressure which can lead to headaches, sweating, pounding of the heart, pain in the chest, and anxiety. Examples of catecholamines include dopamine, epinephrine (adrenaline), and norepinephrine (noradrenaline).

CHEBI_ID

CHEBI:33567

code

C88516

DEFINITION

A group of sympathetic amines containing a catechol group derived from the amino acid tyrosine. Catecholamines are hormones and neuromodulators synthesized in the chromaffin cells of the adrenal glands and the postganglionic fibers of the sympathetic nervous system in response to stress. Examples of catecholamines are epinephrine (adrenaline), norepinephrine (noradrenaline) and dopamine, all of which participate in a wide variety of functions throughout the body.

FULL_SYN

Catecholamine

catecholamine

label

Catecholamine

Preferred_Name

Catecholamine

prefixIRI

ncit:C88516

Semantic_Type

Hormone

UMLS_CUI

C0007412

subClassOf

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C687

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C2315

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