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3 Structures of similar cannabinoids in Radula marginata (Perrottetinene) and Cannabis sativa (Tetrahydrocannabinol) 

3 Structures of similar cannabinoids in Radula marginata (Perrottetinene) and Cannabis sativa (Tetrahydrocannabinol) 

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Plant-associated endophytes live in mutualistic association with their hosts wherein a plethora of physiological, chemical, and molecular interactions are responsible maintaining their association. In this chapter, we explore the multifaceted potential of endophytes harbored in Cannabis sativa L. plants in interacting not only with the host plants,...

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