This structure reveals some reasons for the long-lasting effects of LSD and gives insight into the role of receptor signaling.
Binding affinity studies show psilocin and psilocybin have different preferences for serotonin receptors.
Data analysis and gene expression maps confirm the role of the 5-HT2A receptor in the effects of LSD.
Psilocin makes neurons grow faster and produce more connections.
A study in the mouse brain shows serotonin neurons are organized into parallel subsystems.
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