Bufotenin

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Bufotenin

(Science: chemical) a hallucinogenic serotonin analog found in frog or toad skins, mushrooms, higher plants, and mammals, especially in the brains, plasma, and urine of schizophrenics. Bufotenin has been used as a tool in cNS studies and misused as a psychedelic.

Pharmacological action: hallucinogens, serotonin antagonists.

chemical name: 1H-Indol-5-ol, 3-(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl)-