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Table 2 Key properties of GC-FID method for analysing cannabinoids with a capillary column in four different studies

From: Methods for quantification of cannabinoids: a narrative review

Capillary column properties Cannabinoids analysed Oven process Carrier gas References
DB5 capillary column THCA, CBGA, CBCA, THC, CBG, CBC Initial 60 °C, 3 °C/min, up to 240 °C
Hold for 5 min
Nitrogen (Romano and Hazekamp 2013)
Silica capillary column coated with DB1 Δ9-THC, CBD, CBN, CBG, THCA, CBGA, CBDA Initial 100 °C, 108 °C/min, up to 280 °C
Hold for 30 min
Nitrogen (Hazekamp et al. 2009)
DB5 5% diphenyl/95% dimethylpolysiloxane capillary column THC-THCA Initial 200 °C, 10 °C/min, up to 300 °C
Hold for 2 min
Helium (Casiraghi et al. 2018)
Cross-linked poly-5% diphenyl-95% dimethyl polysiloxane capillary column CBDA-CBD Initial 45 °C, 2 °C/min, up to 100 °C then 5 °C/min, up to 250 °C.
Hold for 5 min
Helium (Pellati et al. 2018)