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tetrahydrobiopterin

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  • noun biochemistry A naturally-occurring nutrient and essential cofactor of the three aromatic amino acid hydroxylase enzymes, used in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin, melatonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine, and nitric oxide.

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tetra- +‎ hydro- +‎ biopterin

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