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Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol solution

ethanol solution

Synonym: Δ1-Tetrahydrocannabinol

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Properties

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InChI Key   CYQFCXCEBYINGO-IAGOWNOFSA-N
form   ethanol solution
drug control   USDEA Schedule I; Home Office Schedule 2; stupéfiant; kontrollierte Droge in Deutschland; regulated under CDSA - not available from Sigma-Aldrich Canada; psicótropo (Spain); Decreto Lei 15/93: Tabela IIB (Portugal)
concentration   25 mg/mL (+/- 5%)
storage temp.   −20°C
Gene Information   human ... CNR2(1269)
mouse ... Cnr1(12801)
rat ... Cnr1(25248)

Description

Preparation Note

Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol solution is essentially insoluble in water.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol or Δ9-THC is a psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that is known to function as a neuroprotective antioxidant21. In vivo microdialysis studies have reported that Δ9-THC can enhance extracellular dopamine efflux in the nucleus accumbens of conscious, freely-moving rats22.

Agonist at CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors. Hallucinogen; major psychoactive component of marijuana from Cannabis sativa.

Features and Benefits

This compound is featured on the Cannabinoid Receptors page of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1170 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethanol, solution
WGK Germany 
2
Flash Point(F) 
57.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
14 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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