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Researchers make history by learning exactly which genes produce THC and CBD in the cannabis plant

Researchers make history by learning exactly which genes produce THC and CBD in the cannabis plant

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 12, 2018


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Seven years ago, the genome of the cannabis plant was sequenced by Medicinal Genomics, resulting in an assemblage of the largest known gene collection of the green plant. However, researchers have only just figured out how to isolate the cannabis genes that produce CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetra...

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