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Cannabis and cannabinoids biochemistry and genetics

Section Editor: Claudio D’Addario, University of Teramo, Italy
Covers biochemistry and genetics of whole-plant products, plant-derived constituents (phytocannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids), and synthetic cannabinoids.

  1. Cannabidiol (CBD), the non-psychotropic compound from Cannabis sativa, shows positive results on controlling several health disturbances; however, comparable data regarding additional chemical from C. sativa, suc...

    Authors: Eric Murillo-Rodríguez, Diana Millán-Aldaco, Gloria Arankowsky-Sandoval, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Roger G. Pertwee, Linda Parker and Raphael Mechoulam

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:31

    Content type: Brief research report

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  2. Sindbis virus (Alphaviridae) is a plus-strand RNA virus that is dependent on the host cell for replication. Cannabinoid (CB) receptors are found on most human cells, including virally infected cells. Activatio...

    Authors: Juan L. Rodriguez, Joseph A. Lopez and J. Jordan Steel

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:10

    Content type: Original research

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  3. The taxonomic classification of Cannabis genus has been delineated through three main types: sativa (tall and less branched plant with long and narrow leaves), indica (short and highly branched plant with broader...

    Authors: Philippe Henry, Surender Khatodia, Karan Kapoor, Britni Gonzales, Alexis Middleton, Kevin Hong, Aaron Hilyard, Steve Johnson, Davis Allen, Zachary Chester, Dan Jin, José Carlos Rodriguez Jule, Iain Wilson, Manu Gangola, Jason Broome, Deron Caplan…

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:26

    Content type: Original research

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  4. Pharmacists possess a skillset suited to provide evidence-based guidance to current and potential users of cannabis. Clinical pharmacogenomics research has made significant progress in defining which genetic v...

    Authors: John Papastergiou, Wilson Li, Carly Sterling and Bart van den Bemt

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:24

    Content type: Brief research report

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  5. The discovery of phytocannabinoid synthesizing enzymes, tetrahydrocannabinolic acid synthase (THCAs) and cannabidiolic acid synthase (CBDAs) was a breakthrough in Cannabis research. However, their evolutionary...

    Authors: Niranjan Aryal, Debbie Figueroa Orellana and Jamal Bouie

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2019 1:8

    Content type: Review

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