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Lexston Announces a Memorandum of Understanding to Collabborate on Psychedelics Research and Development With Alvarius Research Inc.

Did you know that potent psychedelics like 5-MeO-DMT and bufotenin come from the venom of the Colorado River Toad? 

With growing demand to study these compounds and increased recreational use, wild populations of the toad are threatened in some areas.

Alvarius Research Inc. recently developed a toad conservation program to address this issue. The company is also collaborating with Egret Bioscience to develop synthetic “toad-free” versions of the compounds.

A 7-year-old toad in the program named Little Buddha

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