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Posted by John on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 6:53pm.

Could you please check these sentences on LSD? Thank you, Writeacher.

1) LSD is a psychoactive substance capable of generating perceptual alterations. It was synthesized for the first time in 1938 by Albert Hoffman of Sandoz laboratories in Basel.
2) The full name of that substance is diethylamide of lysergic acid, one of the most powerful psychoactives.
3) As regards its molecular structure it is very similar to that of serotonin, a hormone-like substance that plays an important role in the transmission of nerve impulses. LSD after recruitment inhibits the action of serotonin.
4) Along with its pharmaceutical and experimental purposes LSD was used in large scale, a few years after its first synthesis, in the movements of 68. LSD took hold in the field of music and young people.
5) The intake of this substance causes mystical experiences and new perceptions of reality

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