Cannabinoid

Cannabinoids are a group of terpenophenolic compounds present in Cannabis (''Cannabis sativa'') and occur naturally in the nervous and immune systems of animals.
What are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds found in the Cannabis sativa plant. Of over 480 different compounds present in the plant, only around 66 are termed cannabinoids.

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Researchers study the role of cannabinoids in learning

Researchers study the role of cannabinoids in learning

CBD could reduce lung damage caused by COVID-19

CBD could reduce lung damage caused by COVID-19

Older adults use cannabis for medical purposes, study finds

Older adults use cannabis for medical purposes, study finds

Endocannabinoids in the body can help fight intestinal infections

Endocannabinoids in the body can help fight intestinal infections

Cannabinoids can contribute to negative respiratory health events in older adults with COPD

Cannabinoids can contribute to negative respiratory health events in older adults with COPD

Cannabinoids cause changes in the brain that leads to deficiencies in social interaction

Cannabinoids cause changes in the brain that leads to deficiencies in social interaction

Treatment with a cannabinoid prevented the development of colon cancers in mice

Treatment with a cannabinoid prevented the development of colon cancers in mice

Regular cannabis use does not appear to increase pain sensitivity, study suggests

Regular cannabis use does not appear to increase pain sensitivity, study suggests

Pharmaceutical researchers aim to create better CBD-like treatments

Pharmaceutical researchers aim to create better CBD-like treatments

Study reveals how a cannabinoid may treat acute respiratory distress syndrome

Study reveals how a cannabinoid may treat acute respiratory distress syndrome

First DEA-registered hemp analytical testing lab in Texas

First DEA-registered hemp analytical testing lab in Texas

Cannabinoids may alter the effects of some prescription drugs

Cannabinoids may alter the effects of some prescription drugs

New program can help laboratories measure key chemical compounds in cannabis products

New program can help laboratories measure key chemical compounds in cannabis products

CBD may help reduce cytokine storm and excessive lung inflammation in COVID-19

CBD may help reduce cytokine storm and excessive lung inflammation in COVID-19

FDA approved drugs active against COVID-19

FDA approved drugs active against COVID-19

Advance your analysis of cannabis with Restek’s new Cannabidivarinic Acid standard

Advance your analysis of cannabis with Restek’s new Cannabidivarinic Acid standard

Determining Cannabinoids in Marijuana-Infused Edibles

Determining Cannabinoids in Marijuana-Infused Edibles

Study assesses the acute impact of cannabis among real-world users

Study assesses the acute impact of cannabis among real-world users

GMU researchers studying effect of cannabidiol on exosome release

GMU researchers studying effect of cannabidiol on exosome release

Study explores impact of simultaneous alcohol and cannabis usage on unborn children

Study explores impact of simultaneous alcohol and cannabis usage on unborn children