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Descriptor in English: Mescaline
Descriptor in Spanish: Mescalina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Mescalina
Descriptor in French: Mescaline
Entry term(s): 3,4,5-Trimethoxyphenethylamine
Mezcalin
Peyote
Trimethoxyphenethylamine
Tree number(s): D02.092.471.683.635
D03.132.524
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: a peyote alkaloid from Mexican cactus called mescal
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Online Note: use MESCALINE to search PEYOTE 1966-78
History Note: PEYOTE was see under MESCALINE 1963-78
DeCS UI: 8812
Descriptor UI: D008635
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Mescaline - Preferred
Concept UI M0013457
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Mescaline
Entry term(s) 3,4,5-Trimethoxyphenethylamine
Trimethoxyphenethylamine
Peyote - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0013458
Preferred term Peyote
Mezcalin - Narrower
Concept UI M0351218
Preferred term Mezcalin



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