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 associated with sleep/wake cycles
1.1.2 associated with depression, OCD, Anxiety disorders
2 Tyrosine Derivatives
2.1 DOPA
2.1.1 Dopamine Norepinephrine Epinephrine used to treat cardiac arrest, boosts oxygen supply to the heart and brain low levels associated with depression, drugs target re-uptake inhibition to treat symptoms 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 toxic -- should be excreted by kidneys, levels of sCr is a measure of kidney fxn
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