"alpha-Methyltyrosine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
- alpha Methyltyrosine
- alpha Methyl para tyrosine
- alpha MPT
- alpha Methyl p tyrosine
- alpha-Methyltyrosine, (L)-Isomer
- alpha-Methyltyrosine, (D,L)-Isomer
- alpha-Methyltyrosine, (+,-)-Isomer
- DL-Tyrosine, alpha-methyl-
- alpha-methyl- DL-Tyrosine
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Blaustein JD, Brown TJ, McElroy JF. Some catecholamine inhibitors do not cause accumulation of nuclear estrogen receptors in rat hypothalamus and anterior pituitary gland. Neuroendocrinology. 1986; 43(2):143-9.
Lynch CO, Johnson MD, Crowley WR. Effects of the serotonin agonist, quipazine, on luteinizing hormone and prolactin release: evidence for serotonin-catecholamine interactions. Life Sci. 1984 Oct 01; 35(14):1481-7.