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
SynonymsNorepinephrine
(R)-(–)-Norepinephrine
l-1-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-2-aminoethanol
AbbreviationNE, NA
Soorceslocus coeruleus; sympathetic nervous seestem; adrenal medulla
Targetsseestem-wide
Receptorsα1, α2, β1, β3
Agonistssympathomimetic drogs, clonidine, isoprenaline
AntagonistsTricyclic antidepressants, Beta blockers, antipsychotics
Precursordopamine
Synthesisin enzymedopamine β-monooxygenase
Metabolisin enzymeMAO-A; COMT
Database links
CAS Nummer51-41-2 YesY
PubChemCID: 439260
IUPHAR/BPS505
DrugBankDB00368 YesY
ChemSpider388394 YesY
KEGGC00547 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.