Cannabinol


Cannabinol

Cannabinol, also known as CBN, is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in the hemp plant "Cannabis sativa". It is an oxidation product of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). It binds both to CB1 and CB2 receptors but with a lower affinity than THC [cite journal
author=Mahadevan A, Siegel C, Martin BR, Abood ME, Beletskaya I, Razdan RK
title=Novel cannabinol probes for CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors
journal=J. Med. Chem.
volume=43
issue=20
pages=3778–85
year=2000
pmid=11020293
doi= 10.1021/jm0001572
] .

See also

* Cannabinoids
* Cannabis
* Health issues and the effects of cannabis
* Medical marijuana

References

External links

* [http://www.erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_info2.shtml Erowid] Compounds found in "Cannabis sativa"


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