Carni Lipson Feder's research while affiliated with Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and other places

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Medical Cannabis and its major cannabinoids (−)-trans-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are gaining momentum for various medical purposes as their therapeutic qualities are becoming better established. However, studies regarding their efficacy are oftentimes inconclusive. This is chiefly because Cannabis is a versatile plant rathe...
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In the last decades, growing evidence showed the therapeutic capabilities of Cannabis plants. These capabilities were attributed to the specialized secondary metabolites stored in the glandular trichomes of female inflorescences, mainly phytocannabinoids and terpenoids. The accumulation of the metabolites in the flower is versatile and influenced b...

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... Monoterpenoids are built by two isoprene units (10 carbons) and sesquiterpenoids are built up by three isoprene units (15 carbons) (Shapira et al., 2019). Monoterpenoids and phytocannabinoids share the common biosynthetic precursor GPP and are both biosynthesized in the plastid, while sesquiterpenoids are synthesized in the cytosol from farnesyl pyrophosphate (Booth et al., 2020;Lipson Feder et al., 2021). Terpenoids are responsible for the fragrance and taste of plants as they are characterized by a strong and pleasant aroma (Gershenzon and Dudareva, 2007). ...