• The fourfold discovery of Mescaline (1896–1919)

    Author(s):
    Ivo Gurschler (see profile)
    Date:
    2019
    Subject(s):
    Cultural theory, Epistemology, History of science, Material culture, Philosophy of science
    Item Type:
    Article
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/kgr6-ab31
    Abstract:
    This is an historical account of the pharmacological, chemical, and anthropological research concerning the molecular makeup of the peyote cactus (Lophophora williamsii) that laid the ground for Ernst Spaeth’s structural elucidation of mescaline as 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenethylamine.
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    Published
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    4 months ago
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