As we look forward to a new industry wave of craft and medicinal breeding, it is clear that a full understanding of the genetic basis of oil profile variation will be an essential starting point.
Speaking at The Science of Cannabis Online Symposium 2018, Seth Wong covered sampling at cultivation and processing facilities, subsampling at the lab for analysis, challenges with sample heterogeneity, the implications these challenges can have and, how these issues can be overcome with best practices.
Cannabis flower and cannabis extracts contain a significant amount of volatile compounds which are typically classed into two groups, residual solvents that are monitored for patient health, and terpenes which are thought to exhibit synergistic effects with cannabinoids via a mechanism called the ‘entourage effect’.
Dr. Susan Audino, Chemistry Laboratory Consultant, S. A, Audino & Associates, LLC speaking at The Science of Cannabis 2017 Virtual Event.
Dr Jahan Marcu, Chief Scientific Officer and Chief Auditor Americans for Safe Access and the Patient Focused Certification Program speaking at The Science of Cannabis 2017 Virtual Event.
Dr Reggie Gaudino, VP, Science, Genetics and Intellectual Property, Steep Hill speaking at The Science of Cannabis 2017 Virtual Event.
Michelle Bradac, Senior Accreditation Officer, A2LA speaking at The Science of Cannabis 2017 Virtual Event.
Centrifugal Partition Chromatography can be used to purify cannabinoids from crude extracts of Cannabis in just one step to achieve THC-free extracts, pure cannabinoids, pharmaceutical-grade products, or standard molecules for use as reference materials or for clinical evaluation.