Inhibition of alpha oscillations through serotonin-2A receptor activation underlies the visual effects of ayahuasca in humans

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Valle, Marta; Ana Elda, Maqueda; Rabella, Mireia; Rodríguez Pujadas, Aina; Antonijoan Arbós, Rosa Maria; Romero Lafuente, Sergio; Alonso López, Joan Francesc; Mañanas Villanueva, Miguel Ángel; Barker, Steven; Friedlander, Pablo; Feilding, Amanda; Riba, Jordi;
(2016)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2016.03.012
  • Subject: Neurophysiological effects | Ayahuasca. | Serotonin-2A receptor | :Ciències de la salut::Medicina [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Drogues | Ayahuasca | Subjective effects | Human | Ketanserin

Ayahuasca is an Amazonian psychotropic plant tea typically obtained from two plants, Banisteriopsis caapi and Psychotria viridis. It contains the psychedelic 5-HT2A and sigma-1 agonist N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) plus ß-carboline alkaloids with monoamine-oxidase (MAO)-... View more
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