Understanding the pharmacology of magic mushrooms is not just about tryptamines anymore.
These creatures have more in common with humans than one might suspect.
Understanding this is more important than ever in psychedelic research because scientists think DMT may be an endogenous neurotransmitter.
Researchers are uncovering reasons to think there’s more to DMT than just hallucinations.
This phenomenon plays an important role in psychedelic drug research and development.
The primary active compound in this plant is more potent than LSD.
5-HT2C has a role in the psychedelic effect. Understanding it is essential for harnessing the full benefits of nature’s chemical cocktails.
Morris has insightful ideas for studying psychedelic toad secretions while prioritizing the conservation of toads.
Environment and diet may play a role in the alkaloid content of secretions from a Brazilian toad species.
Researchers took the psilocybin-making genes from P. cubensis and put them into S. cerevisiae allowing them to produce psilocybin, several of its analogs, and a “new to nature” compound.