Delta-7-Tetrahydrocannabinol
Identifiers
  • (6aR,9S,10aR)-6,6,9-trimethyl-3-pentyl-6a,9,10,10a-tetrahydrobenzo[c]chromen-1-ol
CAS Number
PubChem CID
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC21H30O2
Molar mass314.469 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • CCCCCC1=CC(=C2[C@@H]3C[C@@H](C=C[C@H]3C(OC2=C1)(C)C)C)O
  • InChI=1S/C21H30O2/c1-5-6-7-8-15-12-18(22)20-16-11-14(2)9-10-17(16)21(3,4)23-19(20)13-15/h9-10,12-14,16-17,22H,5-8,11H2,1-4H3/t14-,16-,17-/m1/s1
  • Key:WWYMYGIVLCKTBL-DJIMGWMZSA-N

Delta-7-Tetrahydrocannabinol (alternatively numbered as Delta-5-Tetrahydrocannabinol, Δ5-THC, Δ7-THC) is a synthetic isomer of tetrahydrocannabinol. The (6aR,9S,10aR)-Δ7-THC epimer is only slightly less potent than Δ9-THC itself, while the (9R) enantiomer is much less potent.[1][2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Mechoulam R, Ben-Zvi Z, Varconi H, Samuelov Y (1973). "Cannabinoid rearrangements: Synthesis of Δ5-tetrahydrocannabinol". Tetrahedron. 29 (11): 1615–1619. doi:10.1016/S0040-4020(01)83406-2.
  2. ^ Huffman JW, Banner WK, Zoorob GK, Joyner HH, Reggio PH, Martin BR, Compton DR (1995). "Stereoselective synthesis of the epimeric Δ7-tetrahydrocannabinols". Tetrahedron. 51 (4): 1017–1032. doi:10.1016/0040-4020(94)00995-7.