LEVODOPA

is a precursor molecule of the neurotransmitter associated with Schizophrenia, dopamine. Levodope is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

LEVODOPA: "One of the precursor molecules for dopamine is levodopa."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LEVODOPA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/levodopa/ (accessed April 6, 2020).
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