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Please note that heading labels are not definitive. The chemical concoction machine may be used to create potions with different chemicals for your creatures to eat.

Drive levels...[edit]

Number Name Description
1 Pain
2 Need for Pleasure
3 Hunger
4 Coldness
5 Hotness
6 Tiredness
7 Sleepiness
8 Loneliness
9 Crowded
10 Fear
11 Boredom
12 Anger
13 Sex Drive
14 Injury
15 Suffocation
16 Thirst
17 Stress Drive #17

Drive-raising chemicals...[edit]

Number Name Description
18 Pain Increase
19 Need for Pleasure Increase
20 Hunger Increase
21 Coldness Increase
22 Hotness Increase
23 Tiredness Increase
24 Sleepiness Increase
25 Loneliness Increase
26 Crowded Increase
27 Fear Increase
28 Boredom Increase
29 Anger Increase
30 Sex Drive Increase
31 Injury Increase
32 Suffocation Increase
33 Thirst Increase
34 Stress Increase

Drive-reducing chemicals...[edit]

Number Name Description
35 Pain Decrease
36 Need for Pleasure Decrease
37 Hunger Decrease
38 Coldness Decrease
39 Hotness Decrease
40 Tiredness Decrease
41 Sleepiness Decrease
42 Loneliness Decrease
43 Crowded Decrease
44 Fear Decrease
45 Boredom Decrease
46 Anger Decrease
47 Sex Drive Decrease
48 Injury Decrease
49 Suffocation Decrease
50 Thirst Decrease
51 Stress Decrease

Brain[edit]

Number Name Description
52 Reward learning reinforcer
53 Punishment learning reinforcer
54 Reinforcement Both punishment and reward chems decay to produce this short-life chemical. It allows eg. concept space dens to get stronger when ANY form of reinforcement occurs
55 ConASH Concept layer Atrophy Suppressing Hormone - emitted by loose CON NEUS - stops further con neu dens from atrophying, thus ensuring a minimal supply of unallocated cells for new concepts.
56 DecASH1 Decision layer Atrophy Suppressing Hormone - emitted by loose DEC DENS (type0) - stops further dec dens from atrophying, thus ensuring a minimal supply of unallocated dens for new associations.
57 Reward Echo Reward chem must decay rapidly, this longer lasting chem is generated during that decay. Useful chem to monitor to see if reward has occurred. Biochemical use as a measure of 'recent' reward.
58 Punish Echo Punishment chem must decay rapidly, this longer lasting chem is generated during that decay. Useful chem to monitor to see if punishment has occurred. Biochemical use as a measure of 'recent' punishment.
59 DecASH2 Decision layer Atrophy Suppressing Hormone - emitted by loose DEC DENS (type1) - stops further dec dens from atrophying, thus ensuring a minimal supply of unallocated dens for new associations.
60 60
61 61
62 62
63 63
64 64
65 65
66 66
67 67

Digestive[edit]

Number Name Description
68 Lactate Product of fermentation of pyruvate. Causes muscle burn
69 Pyruvate An intermediate, the product of anaerobic respiration
70 Glucose Produced from starch and in a reversible reaction from glycogen. Used up by muscle action.
71 Fatty Acid Building Block
72 Glycogen Short-term energy reserve, produced in reversible reaction from glucose. Produces glucose to replenish supplies for muscle action.
73 Starch Emitted by food objects - converts to Glucose for energy. Does NOT decrease hunger - this is done directly by Hunger-- (saccharin), so that junk food can contain high saccharin levels but low starch, etc.
74 Fat Food source of Fatty Acid
75 Adipose Tissue High-density Carbon Storage in Albian Lifeforms
76 Life Decays over time, switching on receptors to change the stage of life from embryo through to senile. Stage changes then switch on new genes.
77 Muscle Tissue Amino Acid storage
78 Triglyceride First step in forming Adipose Tissue
79 Protein Food source of Amino Acid
80 Amino Acid Building Block
81 81
82 82
83 83
84 84
85 85
86 86
87 87
88 88
89 89

Respiration[edit]

Number Name Description
90 Dissolved carbon dioxide Waste product from the conversion of glucose to energy. May deplete naturally, or may cause behaviour changes!!!
91
92 Urea Non-toxic product of Carbon Dioxide and Ammonia
93 Ammonia Toxic product of using Amino Acid for fuel
94 94
95 Oxygen Vital Gas
96 Air Signals Breathable Air
97 Water Vital Fluid
98 Energy Phosphorylation Cycle
99 ATP High-Energy side of Phosphate Chemistry
100 ADP Low-Energy side of Phosphate Chemistry
101 Myoglobin oxygen transporting chemical
102 Oxymyoglobin oxygen transporting chemical, with oxygen
103
104 Bilin Signal to produce bile acid

Fertility and Social[edit]

Number Name Description
105 Oestrogen Controls fertility cycle in females
106 Testosterone Controls fertility in males
107 Gonadotrophin Produced immediately in large quantities when pregnant. Used to eg. suppress menstrual cycle.
108 Progesterone Produced progressively during pregnancy. When it reaches a threshold, it fires a receptor to cause the egg to be laid.
109 Inhibin Testosterone feedback
110 LH Signals Ovulation
111 FSH Controls oestrogen production
112 Steroidone Idealized signal to make steroids from fatty acids
113 Cholesterol Vital Steroid
114 Arousal Potential Biological readiness to mate
115 Mating Pheramone Turns potential arousal into arousal (sex drive)
116 Species Pheramone Species recognition signal
117 Parent Pheramone Parental recognition signal
118 Child Pheramone Child recognition signal
119 Sibling Pheramone Sibling recognition signal
120 Opposite Sex Pheramone Opposite sex recognition signal
121 Norn Smell A signal that a Norn is near
122 Grendel smell A signal that a Grendel is near
123 Ettin smell A signal that an Ettin is near

Poisons[edit]

Number Name Description
140 Heavy Metals Lead, Thallium, etc.
141 Cyanide Any chemical containing cyanide anion
142 142
143 Belladonna Weapon of the Deadly Nightshade
144 Geddonase Toxin secreted by some insects in Albia
145 Glycotoxin Extreme poison - breaks down glycogen.
146 Fullness Negates hunger

Cures[edit]

Number Name Description
150 Vitamin E Fat Soluble vitamin, deficiency can cause infertility.
151 Vitamin C Water soluble vitamin, used to maintain healthy connective tissue..
152 Bile Acid Aid to digestion
153 Insulin Regulates storage of glucose
154 Glycogen Synthetase Liver glycogen synthesis activity
155 Dehydrogenase Detoxifies alcohol
156 Prostaglandin speeds recovery from injury
157 EDTA chelates heavy metals
158 Sodium thiosulphite cure for cyanide poisoning
159 Arnica Extract of arnica flower - cures glycotoxin poisoning

Locomotion and Digestion[edit]

Number Name Description
168 Tyrosine essential amino acid
169 Triptophan essential amino acid
170 Alcohol Ingested from fermented fruit etc. Causes drunken gait and possible sickness, etc.
171 Dancing Purple Mountain Norn music inebriation
172 Adrenaline Natural adrenaline level builds up due to stress from excessive boredom, anger and suchlike. Has various deleterious effects on health.
173 Hexokinase Enzyme which increases ATP use as muscles build up.
174 Activase Generated by Muscular Activity
175 Turnase Generated by being Cornered
176 Collapsase Generated by Retreating
177 Downatrophin emitted on downslopes
178 Upatrophin emitted on upslopes
179 Glycolase Splits glucose to release energy during glycolysis
180 Protease Regulates muscle mass of norns

Third-party chemicals[edit]

Number Name Description
190 SeaASH1 Nova Subterra
191 SeaASH2 Nova Subterra
192 Broodiness increase Kai Norn
193 Broodiness decrease Kai Norn
194 Milk Kai Norn
195 Milk Biproducts Kai Norn
196 Maternal Pheromone Kai Norn
197 Broodiness echo Kai Norn
198 Oxytocin Kai Norn
199 Broodiness Kai Norn

Toxins[edit]

Number Name Description
232 Histamine A produced by some bacteria; causes sneezing (thus making disease contagious)
233 Histamine B as for histamine A, but causes coughing instead of sneezing
234 Sleep toxin produced by some bacteria; causes sleepiness
235 Fever toxin produced by some bacteria; raises body temperature
236 unknown toxin NUMTOXINS currently set to exclude these chems, as they aren't used!
237 unknown toxin
238 unknown toxin
239 unknown toxin

Antibodies[edit]

Number Name Description
240 Antibody 0 Antibody to bacteria sporting Antigen 0
241 Antibody 1
242 Antibody 2
243 Antibody 3
244 Antibody 4
245 Antibody 5
246 Antibody 6
247 Antibody 7

Antigens[edit]

Number Name Description
248 Antigen 0 Present on infecting bacteria - causes antibody production
249 Antigen 1
250 Antigen 2
251 Antigen 3
252 Antigen 4
253 Antigen 5
254 Antigen 6
255 Antigen 7