List of precursors

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Any precursor (sometimes even starting baterial) are chemical compounda that, after synthesizing (sometimes multiple times) results in one or more pharmacologically active substances on interest. Precursors can be psychoactive compounds or non-psychoactive compounds.

List of drug precursors

List of synthetic drug precursors

List of GMO drug precursors

  • GMO yeast -> Psilocybin.[1]
  • GMO Tequila bacteria -> THC[2][3]
  • GMO Baker’s Yeast -> Lysergic acid (LSD precursor)[4]
  • GMO E. coli -> Thebaine (morphine precursor)[5]

List of neurotransmitter precursors in humans

  • Phenylalanine, tyrosine → epinephrine
  • Dopamine → epinephrine, norepinephrine
  • Tyrosine → dopamine

See also

External links

  1. Denmark, Technical University of. "Psychedelic compound from magic mushrooms produced in yeast". phys.org (in English). 
  2. "Yeast produce low-cost, high-quality cannabinoids". ScienceDaily (in English). 
  3. "German scientists use gene-edited Tequila bacteria to produce cannabinoids". The Drinks Business. 28 March 2019. 
  4. "LSD Precursor From Baker's Yeast". Sciences In the Mural Of Life (in English). 29 June 2011. 
  5. "Genetically modified E. coli pump out morphine precursor: Bacteria yield 300 times more opiates than yeast". ScienceDaily (in English).