Amino Acid Derivatives

Beatriz Da Silva
Mind Map by Beatriz Da Silva, updated more than 1 year ago
Beatriz Da Silva
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Applied BioChem Mind Map on Amino Acid Derivatives, created by Beatriz Da Silva on 09/08/2016.
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Amino Acid Derivatives
1 Tryptophan Derivatives
1.1 Seratonin
1.1.1 Melatonin
1.1.1.1 associated with sleep/wake cycles
1.1.2 associated with depression, OCD, Anxiety disorders
2 Tyrosine Derivatives
2.1 DOPA
2.1.1 Dopamine
2.1.1.1 Norepinephrine
2.1.1.1.1 Epinephrine
2.1.1.1.1.1 used to treat cardiac arrest, boosts oxygen supply to the heart and brain
2.1.1.1.2 low levels associated with depression, drugs target re-uptake inhibition to treat symptoms
2.1.1.2 deficiency is associated with depression and ADD, high levels associated with psychosis and schizophrenia
2.1.2 All of these hormones are associated with fight/flight response, and released by the adrenal gland in response to stress
2.1.3 used to treat dystonia
3 Arginine Derivatives
3.1 Creatine
3.1.1 Creatinine
3.1.1.1 toxic -- should be excreted by kidneys, levels of sCr is a measure of kidney fxn
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