Olivetolic acid

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Introduction

Olivetolic acid is a Cannabinoid precursor from which THC and its metabolites are made. To date, no interesting biological or therapeutic functions have been described for Olivetolic acid.

Chemical Name

Olivetolic acid

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Degradation Pathways

Olivetolic acid and geranyl-pyrophosphate are substrates for the synthesis of cannabigerolic acid (CBGA).