beta-carboline

(redirected from b-carboline)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

β-carboline

(bā-ta-kahr'ō-lēn),
One of a class of indole alkaloids structurally similar to the amino acid L-tryptophan, when ingested, maycause hallucinations.
References in periodicals archive ?
Analysis of monoamine oxidase enzymatic activity by reversed-phase high performance liquid chromatography and inhibition by b-carboline alkaloids occurring in foods and plants.