Fe & tyrosine hydroxylase

Joseph V. Martin jomartin at crab.rutgers.edu
Mon Oct 16 11:57:11 EST 1995


I had previously understood that Fe2+ was a cofactor for tyrosine
hydroxylase.  However, I notice that more recent reviews (Weiner &
Molinoff in Basic Neurochemistry) don't mention Fe with regard to
TH. Was my earlier understanding incorrect?

Thanks for your help!



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