You may have heard of magic mushrooms or even consumed them. But what are they?
Psilocybin produces more insightful and mystical experiences, but dextromethorphan causes greater feelings of disembodiment.
Data analysis and gene expression maps confirm the role of the 5-HT2A receptor in the effects of LSD.
Researchers push to move psilocybin from Schedule I to Schedule IV if Phase III clinical trials are successful.
Psilocin makes neurons grow faster and produce more connections.
A study in the mouse brain shows serotonin neurons are organized into parallel subsystems.
St Vincent's Hospital of Melbourne, Australia will begin treating patients in April
Seldom mentioned in scientific literature, Aeruginascin is closely structurally related to psilocybin, the most well-known psychoactive compound in "magic" mushrooms.
The FDA will work to expedite the development and review of the drug so it can get to patients as soon as possible.
There are many compounds closely resembling psilocybin from a chemical structure standpoint, but pharmacological information about these psilocybin derivatives is few and far between.