The Distribution and Metabolism of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
Late in the 1950s, Axelrod became interested in the distribution, excretion, metabolization and rate of "biotransformation"
of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) by the body. In this first of several articles on the narcotic drug, he detailed the
subcellular processes involved in the transformation of LSD, determined the order of concentrations of the drug in various
tissues, determined that it was almost completely metabolized by the body, and found that their were considerable differences
between various animal species in the rate of biotransformation of LSD.
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Brady, Roscoe O.
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Periodical: Axelrod, Julius, Roscoe O. Brady, Bernhard Witkop, and Edward V. Evarts. "The Distribution and Metabolism of Lysergic
Acid Diethylamide." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 66, (14 March 1957): 435-444. Article. 10 Images.
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