Isolation of cannabisativine, an alkaloid, from Cannabis sativa L. root

J Pharm Sci. 1976 Jul;65(7):1084-5. doi: 10.1002/jps.2600650736.


An ethanol extract of the root of a Mexican variant of Cannabis sativa L.(marijuana) afforded, after partitioning and chromatography, the new spermidine alkaloid cannabisativine.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Alkaloids / isolation & purification*
  • Cannabinoids
  • Cannabis / analysis*
  • Chromatography
  • Crystallization
  • Models, Chemical


  • Alkaloids
  • Cannabinoids
  • cannabisativine