Lecture thirteen 10 29 08

Lecture thirteen 10 29 08 - Synthesis of LSD LSD Ergotamine...

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Synthesis of LSD Ergotamine LSD Morning glory Endophytic fungus Source of ergotamine Seeds
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Most LSD is made in the Sacramento Valley Chemists trained in 1960s 0 20 40 60 80 100 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 LSD-related arrests By: Interest in LSD appears to be waning
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Psilocybin Serotonin Lysergic acid diethylamide Mescaline Naturally-occurring neuro-transmitter Serotonin mimic ~ 100x stronger than psilocybin
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The drug problem Some people are prone to self-abuse Education Therapy Criminal laws We use the following measures to deal with this problem:
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Cost-benefit analysis is needed to assess the effectiveness of these measures Education Therapy Criminal laws Costs are huge
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# 4 310 million metric tons 125 countries
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66 million tons China #2 #3
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Potato production in U.S. = 21 million tons/year ALL 50 STATES
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7 lbs. 10 ounces 7 lbs. 1 ounce Guinness Book of Records:
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dates to 200 B.C. South America
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2009 for the course SAS 30 taught by Professor Wilhelm during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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