alpha-methyltryptamine


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alpha-methyltryptamine

(al″fă-meth″ĭl-trip′tă-mēn″, mĭn) [ alpha + methyl + tryptamine],

AMT

A hallucinogenic compound derived from tryptamine, a crystalline amine formed from tryptophan. It is known colloquially as “spirals.”
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Alpha-methyltryptamine is a synthetic compound of the indolealkylamine family of organic chemicals.
Alpha-methyltryptamine is known to release serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine in the brain (Yeghiayn et al.
Between 2007 and 2012 the author interviewed 15 individuals who had used pharmaceutical grade alpha-methyltryptamine in various parts of the Southwestern United States.