Dihydrobiopterin

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Dihydrobiopterin
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Names
IUPAC name
2-Amino-6-(1,2-dihydroxypropyl)-7,8-dihydro-1H-pteridin-4-one
Other names
7,8-Dihydrobiopterin
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
KEGG
Properties
C9H13N5O3
Molar mass 239.24 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Dihydrobiopterin (BH2) is a pteridine compound produced in the synthesis of L-DOPA, dopamine, norepinephrine and epinephrine. It is restored to the required cofactor tetrahydrobiopterin by dihydrobiopterin reductase.

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