phenethylamine


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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).
Phenethylamine has also been registered as a Schedule V drug in the UAE federal law.
Cathinone is not very stable and breaks down to produce cathine and norephedrine which belong to the phenylpropanolamine family, a subset of the phenethylamines and the catecholamines adrenaline and noradrenaline.
Later research has fleshed out the picture as follows (with apologies for inevitable simplification): the stage of attraction involves a cocktail of endogenous phenethylamine (PEA), norepinephirene, dopamine, and serotonin, while feelings of attachment or affiliation involve endorphins, oxytocin, and vasopressin.
Editor Watanabe offers the results of new research in dopamine, a phenethylamine produced naturally in the human body that serves as a neurotransmitter in the brain.
And now that Ecstasy is the name of one of the most popular recreational drugs on the planet, a phenethylamine capable of delivering its own beatific intensities, we can see how far we have come.
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.
The first three belong to the phenethylamine chemical group, and provoke effects such as mood-lifting, sense of well-being and visual alterations.
MAO-B is involved in the metabolism of dopamine, phenethylamine, tyramine, and histamine.
The drugs all contain the Ecstasy ingredient phenethylamine.
2] was collected in a scintillation cocktail containing phenethylamine.