This week molecule will give you ecstasy! It is, indeed, 3,4-methylenedioxy-metamphetamine, which you will probably know as MDMA or ecstasy.


The structure of this molecule is very simple and it acts as presynaptic releasing agent of different neurotransmitters and as a monoamine transporter substrate. If you want to know more about MDMA, its mechanism of action and the relation between its structure and its pharmacological activity, click here!


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