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Catecholamine structure

The general structure of catecholamines, using dopamine as an example. A catecholamine is a monoamine, an organic compound that has a catechol moiety (1,2-dihydroxybenzene; ie, benzene with 2 hydroxyl side groups) and a side-chain amine. (Contributed by Douglas Lanska 2016.)

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