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Lysergic Acid Diethylamide MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
Tree Number(s)
D03.132.327.287.572.522
D03.633.400.439.572.522
Unique ID
D008238
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008238
Scope Note
Semisynthetic derivative of ergot (Claviceps purpurea). It has complex effects on serotonergic systems including antagonism at some peripheral serotonin receptors, both agonist and antagonist actions at central nervous system serotonin receptors, and possibly effects on serotonin turnover. It is a potent hallucinogen, but the mechanisms of that effect are not well understood.
Entry Term(s)
LSD
LSD-25
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Tartrate
Lysergide
Pharm Action
Hallucinogens
Serotonin Antagonists
Serotonin Receptor Agonists
Related Numbers
50-37-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Ergoline-8-carboxamide, 9,10-didehydro-N,N-diethyl-6-methyl-, (8beta)-
NLM Classification #
QV 77.7
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
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