lysergic acid


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ly·ser·gic ac·id

(lī-ser'jik as'id),
The d-isomer is a cleavage product of alkaline hydrolysis of ergot alkaloids; occurs as shiny crystals, slightly soluble in water; a psychotomimetic.

lysergic acid

(lĭ-sûr′jĭk, lī-)
n.
A crystalline alkaloid, C16H16N2O2, derived from ergot and used in medical research as a psychotomimetic agent.

lysergic acid

An ergot alkaloid, one of the components of ERGOTAMINE.

lysergic acid

see LSD.

ly·ser·gic ac·id

(lī-ser'jik as'id)
The d-isomer is a cleavage product of alkaline hydrolysis of ergot alkaloids; a psychotomimetic.

lysergic acid

a psychomimetic compound. Occurs naturally in some plants, e.g. members of the family Convolvulaceae.

lysergic acid acid diethylamide
a hallucinogenic drug. Called also lysergide, LSD.
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2C-B = 2,5- dimethoxy-4-bromophenethylarnine; 5-MeO-DMT = 5 metlioxy- dintethyltriptantine; MIT = N,N-dintethyltryl>taminc; GBL = [gamma]-batyrolactone; GHB = [gamma]-hydroxybatyric acid; HBWR = Hawaiian baby woodrose (Aigyreia nervosa); LSA = d-lysergic acid amide; LSD = lysergic acid diethylamide; NIDNIA = 3,4- methylenedioxy-methantphetamine; PCP = phencyclidine.
The Aztecs also used morning glories (Ipomoea violacea and Rivea corymbosa), shown in Figure 21-10, which contain alkaloids similar to lysergic acid and its relatives.
1] Nonstandard abbreviations: MDMA, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (Ecstasy); LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide; HHMA, 3,4-dihydroxymethamphetamine; HMMA, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxymethamphetamine; HMA, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxyamphetamine; MDA, 3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine; HHA, 3,4-dihydroxyamphetamine; MDEA, 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-ethylamphetamine; SPE, solid-phase extraction; QC, quality control; LOD, limit of detection; LOQ, limit of quantification.
The number of past-year users of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) declined 41% between 2002 and 2004, while past-year use of ecstasy dropped 40% over the same period.
Albert Hoffmann, a senior researcher at Switzerland's Sandoz headquarters, first synthesised lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) from a fungus, and used it as a painkiller.
In other cases, lysergic acid (LSD) was given to individuals without their consent, and biological weapons, such as infectious agents that resulted in Venezuelan equine encephalitis and tularemia, were sprayed over parts of St.
This book purports to be primarily concerned with the history of the illegal psychedelic drug lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD).
The film is set in Berlin's spring-blooming Tiergarten; its only props are a playing card, a clothespin, a vintage German bicycle, a thermos, and last but not least, a blotter of lysergic acid diethylamide, which Graham casually drops on his tongue while reposing on a rock.
Lung cancer produces lysergic acid, which interrupts the signal sent by the brain to keep cells alive.
Currently, the import of ergotamine, ergometrine, pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and lysergic acid is conditional with the recommendation from the Narcotics Division.
The antibody from cell line 15F3 cross reacted with compounds containing intact lysergic moieties but had a higher affinity to simpler lysergic acid derivatives than to the ergopeptine alkaloids (Hill et al.