Dopa is oxidized to dopaquinone by TYR

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R-HSA-5662692
Type
Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
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Dopa is a substrate of tyrosinase, which can oxidize it to dopaquinone (Young et al. 1974).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
4853153 Melanin. I. Kinetics of the oxidative cyclization of dopa to dopachrome

Young, TE, Griswold, JR, Hulbert, MH

J. Org. Chem. 1974
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Title
monooxygenase activity of TYR:2xCu2+ [melanosome membrane]
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Rhea
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