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diazapam-like alkyloid?

bogus address bogus at purr.demon.co.uk
Fri May 31 19:14:00 EST 2002


> The term "alkyloid" is a wide encompassing term. It refers to any
> chemical --created by living nature -- that can be used in chemistry
> or that has an effect on the human body (depending upon whether you're
> a chemist or a biologist).
>   
> Alkyloids include: caffeine, nicotine, vitamins, THC, mescaline,
> urea, and ephedrite.

The word is spelt "alkaloid" and no it doesn't mean that.
If it hasn't got a nitrogen atom it's not an alkaloid.

And if you think you're posting in English, there is no
such substance as "ephedrite" either.

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