Cannabivarin and Tetrahydrocannabivarin, Two New Constituents of Hashish

@article{Merkus1971CannabivarinAT,
  title={Cannabivarin and Tetrahydrocannabivarin, Two New Constituents of Hashish},
  author={Frans W. H. M. Merkus},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1971},
  volume={232},
  pages={579-580}
}
  • F. Merkus
  • Published 20 August 1971
  • Chemistry
  • Nature
WE have identified two more constituents of hashish to add to the constituents of hashish already known1. In 1969 Vollner et al.2 identified cannabidivarin, a cannabidiol homologue in which the side chain is C3H7 instead of C5H11. All cannabinoids found until then had contained an olivetyl group (n-amylresorcinol). This was the first cannabinoid found which contained a divarinyl group (n-propylresorcinol). Because many constituents are derived from cannabidiol and cannabidiolic acid, Vollner et… 

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