: a crystalline acid C16H16N2O2 from ergotic alkaloidsalso: lsd
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Recent Examples on the WebIt’s created from the lysergic acid found in ergot, which is a fungus that infects rye.
Stav Dimitropoulos, SELF, 29 Apr. 2021
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Word introduced by the American biochemist Walter A. Jacobs (1883-1967) and chemist Lyman C. Craig (1906-74) in "The ergot alkaloids II. The degradation of ergotinine with alkali. Lysergic acid," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 104, no. 3 (March 1, 1934), pp. 547-51.