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the most comprehensive reference guide on the syntheses of amphetamines, phenyethylamines, ephedrine, cathinone, their immediate precursors and precursors. This includes the syntheses of mescaline and all popular psychedelic amphetamines includingMorethe most comprehensive reference guide on the syntheses of amphetamines, phenyethylamines, ephedrine, cathinone, their immediate precursors and precursors. This includes the syntheses of mescaline and all popular psychedelic amphetamines including MDMA, MDEA, 2CB, TMA, DOB, DOM etc. Hundreds of reactions are described including a review of the Controlled Substance Analogue Act. Many of the reactions include: Reductions of phenyl-2-propanone using aluminum amalgam, aluminum turnings or aluminum foil. The preparation of aluminum amalgam, mercury bichloride. Electrolytic reductions. Phenyl-2-nitropropenes From pseudonitrosites. Phenyl-2-propanone (P-2-P) from phenylacetic acid- from phenyl-2-nitropropenes- from monochloroacetone- from phenyl-1,2-propanediol. (Friedel-Crafts Reaction)- ketones from phenols. The preparation of amphetamines (Leuckart-Wallach Reaction)- (Ritter Reaction)- (Willgerodt Reaction)- (Hofmann Reaction). Amphetamines From phenyl-2-bromopropane. Preparation of cathinone. The preparation of substituted benzaldehydes- (Duff Reaction)- (Elbs Persulfate Reaction)- Phenols From Benzaldehydes- (Dakin Reaction). Benzaldehydes from Propenylbenzenes. Ally and propenylbenzenes from natural sources. Propenylbenzenes From phenyl-1-propanols. Phenylpropenes by thermal dehydration. Propenylbenzenes from benzenes- (Quelet Reaction). Preparation of phenyl-1-propanols using the Grignard Reagent- by the reduction of propiophenone. Preparation of cinnamic acids. Cinnamic acids from coumarins. Naturally occurring coumarins. The Crossed Aldol Condensation. The Haloform Reaction. Hydrocinnamic acid from propiophenone. Preparation of nitroethane. Preparation of 4-bromoamphetamine and 4-chloroamphetamine. Preparation of neurotransmitters & neurotoxins and much more... 380 + references from scientific and medical journals. Indexed for fast identification of chemicals, reactions and products.