A new cannabinoid, Δ6-tetrahydrocannabinol 2'-O-β-D-glucopyranoside, biotransformed by plant tissue

Hiroyuki Tanaka, Ryuji Takahashi, Satoshi Morimoto, Yukihiro Shoyama

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Δ6-Tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ6-THC, 1) was converted mainly to 1 2'-O- β-D-glucopyranoside (2) using tissue segments of Pinellia ternata tubers. In time-course experiments, 1 was absorbed rapidly by the tissues and glucosylated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-170
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry

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