(redirected from Beta carboline)


One of a class of indole alkaloids structurally similar to the amino acid L-tryptophan, when ingested, maycause hallucinations.
References in periodicals archive ?
Of chief importance is the pan Amazonian hallucinogenic brew Ayahuasca, which is a preparation containing Beta carboline alkaloids (viz.
Harmaline, harmine, harmalol and harmol are the main beta carboline alkaloids in P.