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phenethylamine

(fĕn′ĕth′ə-lə-mēn′, -lăm′ən)

phenethylamine

(fen-eth′ĭl-ă-mēn″)
Any of a class of toxic, controlled, and sometimes addictive central nervous system stimulants that suppress appetite and induce euphoria or hallucinations. Members of this class include amphetamines and methamphetamines.

phenethylamine

a toxic substance in North American mistletoe, Phoradendron villosum.
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Receptor interaction profiles of novel N-2-methoxybenzyl (NBOMe) derivatives of 2,5-dimethoxy-substituted phenethylamines (2C drugs).
When khat leaves dry, cathinone (benzoylethanamine) decomposes within 48 hours leaving behind the milder chemical, cathine (a phenethylamine compound).
A number of isolated experiences were also reported in conjunction with the use of other substances not reported in Table 3, namely the synthetic phenethylamine compounds 2CT7, 2CB, and 2CI (see Shulgin & Shulgin, 1991), with which aura experiences were most widespread; amphetamines, opium, ether, iboga, coleus, and 5-MEO-DiPT, which were reported but were exceedingly limited in any type of experiences; and finally datura, which accompanied one report of communication with the dead as expected from the literature.
Part joint autobiography (including a heavy and overlong dose of the authors' romance, thinly disguised with fictional names), part chemical lexicon for 179 mind-expanding drugs, PIHKAL, whose title stands for Phenethylamines I Have Known and Loved, combines many roles.
In addition to these substances, listings of psychedelics may sometimes include also phenethylamines such as 2C-B (2,5-dimethoxy-4-bromophenethylamine, "Nexus") and MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine, Ecstasy).
Over the last few years, MLC has been useful in the analysis of diverse groups of substances in pharmaceutical preparations, such as benzodiazepines, diuretics, steroids, or phenethylamines (24-27).
These belong to different chemical substance classes such as cathinone derivatives, phenethylamines, tryptamines, synthetic cannabinoids or opioids.
Optimization of a simple method for the chiral separation of phenethylamines of forensic interest based on cyclodextrin complexation capillary electrophoresis and its preliminary application to the analysis of human urine and hair.
They all belong to a group of drugs termed phenethylamines and are more specifically referred to as "entactogens," (literally meaning "touching within") because of their similar effects (Kalant 2001; Milroy 1999; Nichols & Oberlender 1990; Nichols 1986).