Lysergic acid methyl ester

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Lysergic acid methyl ester
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Names
IUPAC name
7-Methyl- 4,6,6a,7,8,9- hexahydro- indolo [4,3-fg] quinoline- 9- carboxylic acid methyl ester
Other names
Methyl lysergate
Identifiers
4579-64-0
ChemSpider 9589747 YesY
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PubChem 11414860
Properties
C17H18N2O2
Molar mass 282.34 g·mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Lysergic acid methyl ester is an analogue of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). It is a member of the tryptamine family and is extremely uncommon. It acts on the 5-HT receptors in the brain, as do most tryptamines.

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