July 5th, 2022

Linneo Health and UPCT have been able to develop techniques for the obtention of cannabis varieties with unique cannabinoids and terpenes

Thanks to the research project done under the Invest In Spain grant with the Department of plant genetics of the Technical University of Cartagena, we have been able to develop techniques for the obtention of cannabis varieties with unique cannabinoids and terpenes. The above will let Linneo to obtain & deliver custom fitted medicaments. 

To obtain these techniques, it was necessary to identify the genes and the regulator sequences involved on the synthesis of cannabinoids (THC and CBD), and terpenes. The above genes were cloned to control its expression, and with the use of genetic engineering be able to obtain unique & exclusive cannabis varieties, with specific cannabinoids concentrations and custom terpenes (could achieve varieties with a unique terpene). These techniques will also let us understand and evaluate the performance of every single variety without need a full plant cycle. The above would help us to evaluate new varieties on record time, just with perform a gene analysis on our R&D laboratory.

We also optimized our “in vitro culture “process that will allow us to guarantee the quality of our crops and keep the phenotype of the best varieties on a very reliable way.