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 DeCS Categories

D02 Organic Chemicals .
D02.092 Amines .
D02.092.471 Ethylamines .
D02.092.471.683 Phenethylamines .
D02.092.471.683.635 Mescaline .
D03 Heterocyclic Compounds .
D03.132 Alkaloids .
D03.132.524 Mescaline .
 
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Mescaline .
3,4,5-Trimethoxyphenethylamine .
Mezcalin .
Peyote .
Trimethoxyphenethylamine .
Hallucinogenic alkaloid isolated from the flowering heads (peyote) of Lophophora (formerly Anhalonium) williamsii, a Mexican cactus used in Indian religious rites and as an experimental psychotomimetic. Among its cellular effects are agonist actions at some types of serotonin receptors. It has no accepted therapeutic uses although it is legal for religious use by members of the Native American Church. .
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