Christiana J. Smith's scientific contributions

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The legal status of Cannabis is changing, fueling an increasing diversity of Cannabis -derived products. Because Cannabis contains dozens of chemical compounds with potential psychoactive or medicinal effects, understanding this phytochemical diversity is crucial. The legal Cannabis industry heavily markets products to consumers based on widely use...
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The legal status of Cannabis is changing, fueling an increased diversity of Cannabis-derived products. Because Cannabis contains dozens of chemical compounds with potential psychoactive or medicinal effects, understanding its phytochemical diversity is crucial. The legal Cannabis industry heavily markets products to consumers based on widely used l...

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... The current study extends these findings and demonstrates that this inconsistency applies also to the plant's cannabinoid profile (Figures 2 and 4). This finding provides further support for the proposition that it is essential to adopt scientifically based methodologies for strains' chemotypic classification in order to generate advanced pharmacological applications for cannabis products [72][73][74]. Additionally, our study identified significant interactions between traits associated with three parts of the cannabis plant: the physiology, morphology and phenology of the intact plant; its inflorescence morphology and its cannabinoid profile. ...
... CBD is nowadays of great interest for several applications, and less investigated minor cannabinoids, such as cannabigerol (CBG), can be equally promising on a pharmaceutical level. Specific chemovars characterized by other cannabinoids represent a challenging research area and can be the source of new appealing products [29]. For example, the French cultivar Santhica, characterized by a significant CBG content, could be employed to develop new hemp strains as reservoirs of this cannabinoid [30]. ...