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 (fĕn′ĕth′ə-lə-mēn′, -lăm′ən)
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1) 2C-B belongs to the phenethylamine subclass of monoamine alkaloids that includes more familiar drugs such as amphetamines, methamphetamines, and 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA).
Dopamine is a neurotransmitter of the catecholamine and phenethylamine families that plays a number of important roles in mammalian brain, particularly in locomotor activity, cognition and emotion.
The five designer drugs included in the list of prohibited drugs are synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic cathinones, phenethylamine, piperazine and tryptamine.
When khat leaves dry, cathinone (benzoylethanamine) decomposes within 48 hours leaving behind the milder chemical, cathine (a phenethylamine compound).
NBOME, one of the newest psychoactive substances on the market, is a synthetic derivative of phenethylamine with stimulant and hallucinogenic properties.
This edition includes synthetic designer drugs like Spice, phenethylamine hallucinogens, and bath salts and related legal aspects; updates based on new research and social and legal changes; survey data on patterns of drug use in the US and other countries; new information on marijuana legalization; information on neurotransmitters, processes, receptors, and receptor subtypes; new sections on the crack sentencing law controversy, regulations on methamphetamine and its effects, the use of coca in Latin America, and updates on the epidemiology of cocaine and methamphetamine use; and data on the epidemiology of nicotine use in the US, more on the treatment of nicotine addiction, and updated material on the harm-reduction approach to cigarette smoking.
The serotonin 2C receptor potently modulates the head-twitch response in mice induced by a phenethylamine hallucinogen.
LSD and the phenethylamine hallucinogen DOI are potent partial agonists at 5-HT2A receptors on interneurons in rat piriform cortex.
According to popular dictionary sources, the term amphetamine is a contraction of the pharmacological name alphamethyl phenethylamine, which in turn is compounded from the morphemes /alpha/methy/hyl/ and /phen/eth/hyl/amine/.
Phentermine HCl is a member of the amphetamine and phenethylamine class.
Chocolate contains phenethylamine, a nutrient that enhances mood and is the chemical we produce in our brains when we fall in love.