Problem: The structure of L-DOPA, the precursor to the neurotransmitters dopamine, norepinephrine, and adrenaline, is below. MARK all the FAMILIES to which this molecule belongs because of its functional groups. A. Alkane B. Alkene C. Arene D. Alcohol  E. Ether F. Amine  G. Ketone H. Carboxylic acid  I. Ester  J. Amide

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The structure of L-DOPA, the precursor to the neurotransmitters dopamine, norepinephrine, and adrenaline, is below. MARK all the FAMILIES to which this molecule belongs because of its functional groups.

A. Alkane

B. Alkene

C. Arene

D. Alcohol 

E. Ether

F. Amine 

G. Ketone

H. Carboxylic acid 

I. Ester 

J. Amide

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