New Cannabinoid Discovered in Cannabis sativa: (-)-trans-Δ9-THCP

Tetrahydrocannabiphorol could account for the pharmacological properties of some cannabis varieties.

December 2019

In a 2019 paper published in Nature Scientific Reports, researchers announced the discovery of a novel cannabinoid isolated from Cannabis sativa L.1 The compound, (-)-trans-Δ9-THCP (Δ9-tetrahydrocannabiphorol), has the same chemical structure as (-)-trans-Δ9-THC (Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol) but with a seven-term alkyl side chain.