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Tryptophan Hydroxylase

"Tryptophan Hydroxylase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An enzyme that catalyzes the hydroxylation of TRYPTOPHAN to 5-HYDROXYTRYPTOPHAN in the presence of NADPH and molecular oxygen. It is important in the biosynthesis of SEROTONIN.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tryptophan Hydroxylase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tryptophan Hydroxylase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 69 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2001 and 2010 and 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.