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Olivetol, also known as 5-pentylresorcinol or 5-pentyl-1,3-benzenediol, is an organic compound found in certain species of lichen; it is also a precursor in various syntheses of tetrahydrocannabinol. [1]

21 relations: Aldol condensation, Alpha-Pinene, Cannabis, Cannabis sativa, Carene, Condensation reaction, Coumaroyl-CoA, Essential oil, Lichen, Malonyl-CoA, Orange (fruit), Pheromone, Phosphoryl chloride, PiHKAL, Polyketide synthase, Precursor (chemistry), Protein dimer, Psychoactive drug, Pulegone, Resveratrol, Tetrahydrocannabinol.

Aldol condensation

An aldol condensation is an organic reaction in which an enol or an enolate ion reacts with a carbonyl compound to form a β-hydroxyaldehyde or β-hydroxyketone, followed by a dehydration to give a conjugated enone.

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α-Pinene is an organic compound of the terpene class, one of two isomers of pinene.

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Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants that includes three different species, Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis.

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Cannabis sativa

Cannabis sativa is an annual herbaceous plant in the Cannabis genus, a species of the Cannabaceae family.

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Carene, or delta-3-carene, is a bicyclic monoterpene which occurs naturally as a constituent of turpentine, with a content as high as 42% depending on the source.

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Condensation reaction

A condensation reaction, is a chemical reaction in which two molecules or moieties (functional groups) combine to form a larger molecule, together with the loss of a small molecule.

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Coumaroyl-Coenzyme A is a chemical compound found in chalcones production, a key compound in the flavonoids and stilbenoids biosynthesis pathways in plants.

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Essential oil

An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants.

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A lichen is a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanobacteria (or both) living among filaments of a fungus in a symbiotic relationship.

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Malonyl-CoA is a coenzyme A derivative of malonic acid.

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Orange (fruit)

The orange (specifically, the sweet orange) is the fruit of the citrus species ''Citrus'' × ''sinensis'' in the family Rutaceae.

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A pheromone (from Ancient Greek φέρω phero "to bear" and hormone, from Ancient Greek ὁρμή "impetus") is a secreted or excreted chemical factor that triggers a social response in members of the same species.

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Phosphoryl chloride

Phosphoryl chloride (commonly called phosphorus oxychloride) is a colourless liquid with the formula 3.

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PiHKAL: A Chemical Love Story is a book by Dr.

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Polyketide synthase

Polyketide synthases (PKSs) are a family of multi-domain enzymes or enzyme complexes that produce polyketides, a large class of secondary metabolites, in bacteria, fungi, plants, and a few animal lineages.

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Precursor (chemistry)

In chemistry, a precursor is a compound that participates in the chemical reaction that produces another compound.

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Protein dimer

In biochemistry, a dimer is a macromolecular complex formed by two, usually non-covalently bound, macromolecules such as proteins or nucleic acids.

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Psychoactive drug

A psychoactive drug, psychopharmaceutical, or psychotropic is a chemical substance that changes brain function and results in alterations in perception, mood, or consciousness.

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Pulegone is a naturally occurring organic compound obtained from the essential oils of a variety of plants such as Nepeta cataria (catnip), Mentha piperita, and pennyroyal.

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Resveratrol (3,5,4'-trihydroxy-trans-stilbene) is a stilbenoid, a type of natural phenol, and a phytoalexin produced naturally by several plants in response to injury or when the plant is under attack by pathogens such as bacteria or fungi.

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Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), or more precisely its main isomer (−)-trans-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol ((6aR,10aR)-delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), is the principal psychoactive constituent (or cannabinoid) of cannabis.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olivetol

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