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Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopter

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Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and appearing in Psychotria viridis, is a naturally-occurring tryptamine first synthesized chemically in 1931.

A. Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and appearing in Psychotria viridis, is
B. A primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and appearing in Psychotria viridis, Dimethyltryptamine is
C. Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and Psychotria viridis, are
D. A primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and Psychotria viridis, Dimethyltryptamine is
E. Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, appearing in Psychotria viridis, and Mimosa hostilis, is
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A. Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and appearing in Psychotria viridis, is – and appearing is unparallel

B. A primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and appearing in Psychotria viridis, Dimethyltryptamine is – same as in A

C. Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and Psychotria viridis, are--- Are’ --SV disagreement]

D. A primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and Psychotria viridis, Dimethyltryptamine is --- correct choice with proper parallelism

E. Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, appearing in Psychotria viridis, and Mimosa hostilis, is – appearing in is unparallel
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Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and appearing in Psychotria viridis, is a naturally-occurring tryptamine first synthesized chemically in 1931.

Elements in red above are of the form "such as X,Y and appearing in Z". There is a parallelism error in this sentence and is thus incorrect.

A. Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and appearing in Psychotria viridis, is
Incorrect as mentioned above.

B. A primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and appearing in Psychotria viridis, Dimethyltryptamine is
Incorrect as mentioned above.

C. Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and Psychotria viridis, are
Incorrect. Plual verb "are" is incorrect for singular subject "Dimethyltryptamine".

D. A primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, Mimosa hostilis, and Psychotria viridis, Dimethyltryptamine is
Correct.

E. Dimethyltryptamine, a primary alkaloid in plants such as the Diplopterys cabrerana, appearing in Psychotria viridis, and Mimosa hostilis, is
Incorrect as mentioned above.

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