Absolute configuration of the synthetic cannabinoid MDMB-CHMICA with its chemical characteristics in illegal products

@article{Andernach2016AbsoluteCO,
  title={Absolute configuration of the synthetic cannabinoid MDMB-CHMICA with its chemical characteristics in illegal products},
  author={Lars Andernach and Stefan Pusch and Carina Weber and Dieter Schollmeyer and Sascha M{\"u}nster-M{\"u}ller and Michael P{\"u}tz and Till Opatz},
  journal={Forensic Toxicology},
  year={2016},
  volume={34},
  pages={344-352}
}
A seized sample of the synthetic cannabinoid MDMB-CHMICA was studied by means of vibrational and electronic circular dichroism spectroscopy and found to have (S)-configuration by comparison of the experimental spectra with density functional theory calculations. We were able to additionally confirm the absolute configuration was additionally confirmed using X-ray crystallography. Furthermore, the title compound was extracted from five commercially available “Spice-like” herbal mixtures. The… 
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