On the Nature of an Intermediate that is Formed during the Enzymatic Conversion of Phenylalanine to Tyrosine

  • Seymour Kaufman
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 74)


The enzymatic conversion of phenylalanine to tyrosine proceeds according to equations 1 and 2 [1].


Enzymatic Conversion Hydroxylation Reaction Phenylalanine Hydroxylase Dihydropteridine Reductase Carbinol Amine 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Seymour Kaufman
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  1. 1.Laboratory of NeurochemistryNational Institute of Mental HealthBethesdaUSA

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