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Michael J Gratz, Stavroula Stavrou, Christina Kuhn, Simone Hofmann, Kerstin Hermelink, Helene Heidegger, Stefan Hutter, Doris Mayr, Sven Mahner, Udo Jeschke and Aurelia Vattai

l -dopa-decarboxylase (aromatic amino acid decarboxylase, DDC), which is expressed by the placenta, is responsible for the conversion of l -dopa into dopamine ( 5 , 6 ). Additionally, DDC is involved in the synthesis of serotonin, tryptamine