6β-Hydroxy-δ1-Tetrahydrocannabinol Synthesis and Biological Activity

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Science  26 Nov 1971:
Vol. 174, Issue 4012, pp. 951-952
DOI: 10.1126/science.174.4012.951


6β-Hydroxy-δ1-tetrahydrocannabinol, a metabolite of δ1-tetrahydrocannabinol has been synthesized from δ6-tetrahydrocannabinol. It shows high tetrahydrocannabinol-type activity in rhesus monkeys. The implications of this funding are discussed.

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