Noradrenaline

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Noradrenaline
Norepinephrine.svg
Norepinephrine ball-and-stick model.png
IUPAC name (R)-4-(2-amino-1-hydroxyethyl)benzene-1,2-diol
Synonyms Norepinephrine
(R)-(–)-Norepinephrine
l-1-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-2-aminoethanol
Abbreviation NE, NA
Soorces locus coeruleus; sympathetic nervous seestem; adrenal medulla
Tairgets seestem-wide
Receptors α1, α2, β1, β3
Agonists sympathomimetic drogs, clonidine, isoprenaline
Antagonists Tricyclic antidepressants, Beta blockers, antipsychotics
Precursor dopamine
Synthesisin enzyme dopamine β-monooxygenase
Metabolisin enzyme MAO-A; COMT
Database links
CAS Number 51-41-2 YesY
PubChem CID: 439260
IUPHAR/BPS 505
DrugBank DB00368 YesY
ChemSpider 388394 YesY
KEGG C00547 YesY

Noradrenaline (NA) or noradrenalin, is an organic chemical in the catecholamine faimily that functions in the human harn an bouk as a hormone an neurotransmitter. Pairts o the bouk that produce or are affectit bi it are referred tae as noradrenergic.