CBG: Principal Precursor of Phytocannabinoids and Low Receptor Potency
Cannabigerol (CBG) is the principal precursor of phytocannabinoids in its acid form. Cannabigerolic acid synthase catalyzes the formation of CBGA from geranyl pyrophosphate and olivetolic acid. Cannabinoid Receptor Type 1 (CB1) and Cannabinoid Receptor Type 2 (CB2) are cannabinoid receptors that can be found in both animal and human cells, as well as other species such as insects, bacteria, fungi, plants, etc.
The Liferesearchco Cannabigerol molecule is structurally similar to THC which means it also binds to these same receptors but with less affinity than THC does. It binds to both CB1 and CB2, but is believed to be less potent than THC due to its lower affinity for the cannabinoid receptors. It is bound by the same enzyme that binds THC, namely fatty acid amidohydrolase, so it can access its receptors at a slower rate.
Although there have been numerous attempts at synthesizing CBG from other precursors, it has only been found in cannabis and some other species. Lately, novel ways have been found to synthesize CBG de novo in plants instead of waiting for the plant to produce it. Although many routes have been discovered for the synthesis of CBG, there are only a few reliable syntheses. Each route requires different starting materials and is subject to various kinds of chemical reactions. CBG is the only cannabinoid to typically produce its own precursors, and its precursor is relatively rare.
Cannabinolic acid (CBAA) is a hydroxy acid that turns into CBG when exposed to light and oxygen. It can also be synthesized in the lab by removal of a hydroxyl group from α-pinene, a precursor to many terpenes. Cannabigerol acid synthase (CBAS) is an enzyme that catalyzes the reaction of CBAA with olivetolic acid. CBAA is formed in plants by action of the enzyme CBAA synthase and is then converted to CBG.
CBAS is produced from Pinene through a reaction carried out on plant tissue and in the presence of oxygen. This reaction produces D-pinene, which then undergoes oxidation by a hydroxyl group donor. This reduces a double bond, and then the hydroxyl group is added to the molecule to form CBAA. CBG can be extracted from cannabis resin or plant material by using a solvent such as ethanol. The low solubility of CBG in non-polar solvents is one of its main disadvantages in drug development, because it is often not very efficiently extracted from plant material.
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