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har·mine

(har'mēn),
A central nervous system stimulant and potent monoamine oxidase inhibitor obtained from Peganum harmala (family Zygophyllaceae) and Banisteria caapi (family Malpighaceae); psychic effects resemble those of LSD, but sedative and depressive qualities may predominate over hallucinatory manifestations.
[G. harmala, harmal, fr. Ar. harmalah, + -ine]

harmine

one of the β-carboline alkaloids found in the plant family Zygophyllaceae, e.g. Peganum spp., Tribulus spp.; a central nervous system stimulant.
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A very recent study published by the Beckley/Sant Pau Research Programme even claims that when two of the more prominent alkaloids found in Ayahuasca, harmine and tetrahydroharmine, were placed into a petri dish with hippocampal brain cells, the cells developed into neurons at a surprisingly rapid rate (Ketler, 2017).
The small molecule harmine is an antidiabetic cell-type-specific regulator of PPAR[gamma] expression.
Effects of harman and harmine on naloxone-precipitated withdrawal syndrome in morphine-dependent rats.
Cardiovascular actions of three harmala alkaloids: harmine, harmaline and harmanol.
A bibliographical research was performed searching for toxicological information on ayahuasca, dimethyltryptamine, harmine, and related compounds; clinical trials of acute ayahuasca administration; and studies of long-term ayahuasca consumption; as of May 2013.
Harmaline, harmine, harmalol and harmol are the main beta carboline alkaloids in Peganum harmala extracts.
2004), who reported that harmine is one of the active alkaloid of P.
One of these alkaloids, called harmine, inhibits a protein known as DYRK1A, which has been implicated by this and other studies in the formation of tau phosphorylation.
That study looked at 15 immediately postpartum women and 15 age-matched controls, all of whom underwent positron-emission tomography with the radiotracer carbon 11-labeled harmine.
That study looked at 15 immediately postpartum women and 15 age-matched controls, all of whom underwent positron emission tomography with the radiotracer carbon 11-labeled harmine.
Quinine and harmine were non-covalently attached onto the surface of the starch nanoparticles, while gelatin nanoparticles were covalently labeled with fluorescein isothiocyanate.