Researchers Isolate Baeocystin and Norbaeocystin from Psilocybe baeocystis

Researchers isolate and characterize baeocystin and norbaeocystin from Psilocybe baeocystis.

October 1, 1968

Leung and Paul report in the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences that they isolated and determined the chemical structure of two new derivatives of 4-phosphoryloxytryptamine from Psilocybe baeocystis. They named the analogs baeocystin and norbaeocystin.