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7/1/10 Stimulants Diverse compounds Strychnine Nicotine Caffeine Amphetamines and related compounds Cocaine
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7/1/10 Psychomotor stimulants Large class of diverse compounds Stimulate alertness, arousal (“psycho-”) Stimulate motor activity (“-motor”) Major ones: Amphetamines and related compounds Cocaine
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7/1/10 Psychomotor stimulants Cocaine N CH3 C O O C O O CH3 Amphetamine
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Unformatted text preview: CH3 CH CH2 NH2 p. 295 7/1/10 Cocaine - history of use 7/1/10 Cocaine Source and history ● Naturally-occuring alkaloid in leaves of shrub Erythroxylon coca ● first reported use by Europeans - 1499 ● active agent extracted in 1859 by Niemann ● widely used in late 1800’s, early Obj10 7/1/10 Cocaine - history of use 7/1/10...
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2010 for the course NEU 385 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas.

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