Cannabidivarin (CBDV)

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Molecular Formula: C19H26O2
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CBDV is an effective anticonvulsant in a broad range of seizure models.

CBDV suppressed in vitro epileptiform activity in brain slices and acted as an anticonvulsant in vivo. Cannabidivarin is anticonvulsant in mouse and rat
AJ Hill, MS Mercier, TDM Hill, SE Glyn, NA Jones, Y Yamasaki, T Futamura, M Duncan, CG Stott, GJ Stephens, CM Williams, BJ Whalley
Br J Pharmacol. 2012 December; 167(8): 1629–1642.
Published online 2012 November 29.
doi: 10.1111/j.1476-5381.2012.02207.x
PMCID: PMC3525866

CBDV is the propyl analogue of CBD, Taming THC: potential cannabis synergy and phytocannabinoid-terpenoid entourage effects.
Russo EB.
Br J Pharmacol. 2011 Aug;163(7):1344-64. doi: 10.1111/j.1476-5381.2011.01238.x. Review.
PMID: 21749363
and was first isolated in 1969. [Hashish. XX. Cannabidivarin, a new hashish constituent].
Vollner L, Bieniek D, Korte F.
Tetrahedron Lett. 1969 Jan;(3):145-7. German. No abstract available.
PMID: 5778489

Further reading

KEGG: #20217
Wikipedia: Cannabidivarin

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