Valencene is a natural product found in Xylopia sericea and Helichrysum odoratissimum, None of these plants listed by PubChem are very familiar to North Americans. Valencene is apparently found in valencia oranges. [1] María Eugenia Letelier and other scientists from the School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de Chile, Santiago developed a protocol forContinue reading “Valencene”

Cedrene and cedrol

An olfactory receptor in fat cells? Olfactory Receptor Family 10 Subfamily J Member 5 (OR10J5) is a typically G protein coupled receptor that signals through Gas pathways. has perhaps the best expression data for OR10J5, the human version of Mouse olfactory receptor 23 MOR23. Tissue expression in the feature image is Illumina mRNA sequencingContinue reading “Cedrene and cedrol”


ß-caryophyllene introduction ß-caryophyllene is a terpene that makes up about 35% of Cannabis sativa L essential oils. This compound is also found in These authors reminded the readers that is found in black pepper, oregano, and cinnamon. ß-caryophyllene is a full agonist of CB2 ands binds to the THC site of CB2. The (E) enantomerContinue reading “Beta-caryophyllene”