Muscazone

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Muscazone
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Names
IUPAC name
2-Amino-2-(2-oxo-3H-1,3-oxazol-5-yl)acetic acid
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.017.141
EC Number 218-853-4
Properties
C5H6N2O4
Molar mass 158.11 g·mol−1
Appearance Crystalline solid
Melting point 190 °C (374 °F; 463 K) (decomposes)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Muscazone is a toxic psychoactive[citation needed] chemical compound. It is an amino acid found in European fly agaric mushrooms.[1]

Consumption causes visual damage, mental confusion, and memory loss.[2]

Amanita muscaria contains muscazone

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Merck Index, 12th Edition, 6390
  2. ^ Robert Alan Lewis (1998). Lewis' Dictionary of Toxicology. CRC Press. p. 719. ISBN 978-0849366079.