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One of a class of indole alkaloids structurally similar to the amino acid L-tryptophan, when ingested, maycause hallucinations.
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Inhibition of monoamine oxidase A by beta-carboline derivatives.
In vitro antiinflammatory effects of beta-carboline alkaloids, isolated from Picrasma quassioides, through inhibition of the iNOS pathway.
Determination of N,N-dimethyltryptamine and beta-carboline alkaloids in human plasma following oral administration of Ayahuasca.
They describe four different neurochemical models: the filter model, the beta-carboline and tryptamine model, the DMT model, and the ketamine model.
The study by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) showed that beta-carboline alkaloids could potentially be used in therapeutic drugs to stop, or at least slow down, the progressively debilitating effects of Alzheimer's.
Pharmacological inhibition of DYRK1A through the use of beta-carboline alkaloids may provide an opportunity to intervene therapeutically to alter the onset or progression of tau pathology in Alzheimer's disease," Dr.
Selective inhibition of in vitro synthesis of cancer DNA by alkaloids of the beta-carboline class.
Anti-prostate cancer activity of beta-carboline alkaloid enriched extract from Rauwolfia vomitoria.
The contributors, a good mix of academics and industrial experts, cover natural toxicants such as pyrrolizidine alkaloids, glucosinolates, phycotoxins in seafood, mushroom toxins (including edible and toxic mushrooms), mycotoxins, phytoestrogens and beta-carboline alkaloids as well-as man-made elements such as nitrates and nitrites, acrylamide in heated foods, furan, chloropropanols and their fatty acid esters, hetrocyclic amines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
Some members of the beta-carboline chemical family exhibit blue fluorescence while other beta-carbolines display green/yellow fluorescence (Dillon et al.
From the behavioral pharmacology of Beta-carbolines to seizures, anxiety, and memory.