bufotenine
(= 3-(2-(dimethylamino) ethyl) -1H-indol-5-ol; mappine) )
An indole alkaloid with hallucinogenic effects, isolated from Piptadenia spp. (Mimosidae) ; first isolated from skin glands of toad ( Bufo sp.).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • BUFOTÉNINE — Alcaloïde indolique isolé pour la première fois des glandes cutanées des crapauds (Bufo sp.). Il s’agit, en réalité, d’un dérivé de la sérotonine, la N,N diméthyl sérotonine. Administrée à l’homme, la bufoténine provoque des effets mixtes,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bufotenine — Bufoténine Bufoténine Structure de la bufoténine Général Nom IUPAC 5 hydroxy N, N diméthytryptamine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bufoténine — Structure de la bufoténine Général Nom IUPAC 5 hydroxy N,N diméthyltryptamine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bufotenine — [byo͞o΄fə ten′ēn΄, byo͞o΄fə ten′in] n. [< ModL Bufo, genus name (< L, toad) + ten (< ?) + INE3] a poisonous hallucinogenic alkaloid, C12H16N2O, extracted from toadstools and the skin glands of toads (genus Bufo) or made synthetically …   English World dictionary

  • bufotenine — /byooh feuh ten een, in/, n. Pharm. a hallucinogenic bufotoxin derivative, C12H16N2O, used experimentally for its digitalislike action on the heart. Also, bufotenin /byooh feuh ten in/. [1900 05; < L bufo toad + ten (perh. < Gk tén(on) sinew,… …   Universalium

  • bufotenine — noun An alkaloid, found in the skins of some toads, related to serotonin …   Wiktionary

  • bufotenine — A psychotomimetic agent isolated from the venom of certain toads (family Bufonidae) and also present in several plants and one of the active principles of cohoba; raises the blood pressure by a vasoconstrictor action and produces …   Medical dictionary

  • bufotenine — n. hallucinogenic alkaloid present in certain plants and animals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bufotenine — bu·fo·ten·ine …   English syllables

  • bufotenine — ˌbyüfəˈteˌnēn, nə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary bufo , (from New Latin Bufo) + ten (origin unknown) + ine : a crystalline toxic alkaloid C12H16N2O derived from indole that is obtained from poisonous secretions …   Useful english dictionary

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