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Mescaline MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mescaline
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.471.683.635
D03.132.524
Unique ID
D008635
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008635
Annotation
a peyote alkaloid from Mexican cactus called mescal
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.
Entry Term(s)
3,4,5-Trimethoxyphenethylamine
Mezcalin
Peyote
Trimethoxyphenethylamine
Pharm Action
Hallucinogens
Serotonin Receptor Agonists
Registry Number
RHO99102VC
Related Numbers
54-04-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzeneethanamine, 3,4,5-trimethoxy-
Online Note
use MESCALINE to search PEYOTE 1966-78
History Note
PEYOTE was see under MESCALINE 1963-78
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Mescaline Preferred
Peyote Related
Mezcalin Narrower
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