The purification of plant DNA is a key step in gene-based strain identification which is crucial for providing consumers with information about products.
In this webinar, Dr. Swetha Kaul discusses the phenomenon of matrix effects in the MS/MS analysis of pesticides in cannabis samples.
The ongoing changes in the legal status of cannabis compounds for medicinal use, as well as the decriminalization of marijuana in some locations, continues to spark interest in purification, formulation, and detection of CBD and other cannabinoids.
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’.
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.
Michelle Bradac, Senior Accreditation Officer, A2LA 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.
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.