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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.
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lysergic acid

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

An ergot alkaloid, one of the components of ERGOTAMINE.
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lysergic acid

see LSD.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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.
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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.
"We have seen examples of a six-fold increase in response at low concentrations for compounds, such as 2,4-dinitrophenol and LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)," says James Yano, GC/MS product manager at Agilent.
LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) was invented by a chemist in 1938.
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.