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41 | Andrea Holmes, Ph.D., Organic Chemist, Precision Plant Molecules

“We're heading towards, CRISPR. We're heading towards optimization of the genome of cannabis and we're heading towards figuring out how is that all going to match with the human genome…” — Andrea Holmes, Ph.D. THC is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to active ingredients in cannabis. Scientists like Andrea Holmes, Ph.D., of Precision

By |2020-04-20T09:08:43-07:00April 20th, 2020|Press|

Five Cutting-Edge Cannabinoid Production Methods to Watch

Nature inspires virtually all of the all-time best-selling medicines: aspirin from willow trees, caffeine from the coffee bean—even some with beneficial-but-dangerous qualities, like the poppy flower’s natural opiates which have led to lab-produced opioids. Science continues to look to the natural world for solutions to human problems, then takes those solutions and advances them

By |2020-08-24T07:59:05-07:00April 9th, 2020|Press|

The cannabis boom could be good for science — and scientists

I’ve been a chemistry professor for 15 years and a chemist for longer than that. Through most of that time, I paid little heed to cannabis, thinking that this plant held one main chemical of interest: tetrahydrocannabinol, its psychoactive ingredient. I now know that cannabis contains a galaxy of unexplored compounds — cannabinoids, terpenes,

By |2020-08-24T07:59:48-07:00January 27th, 2020|Press|

Why Bioactive Terpenes Will Soon Share Headlines with CBD and Other Cannabinoids

Today, particularly in the US and the Western Cultures, we live in a world where prescription and over the counter medicines are synthetically manufactured. But do they have to be the only approach to heal illnesses or improve human wellbeing? We should not forget where it all began. Medicines made from plants, including Cannabis

By |2020-08-24T08:09:35-07:00January 23rd, 2020|Press|

The future of cannabis products is bespoke and personalized

The future of cannabis products is bespoke and personalized A look into the cannabinoid crystal ball: It’s 2021, and you walk into your grocery store’s wellness section in search of an effective natural remedy specially formulated to help you shake off the stress of the day and sleep soundly. A coworker had mentioned that

By |2020-01-22T11:01:37-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Press|

Beyond CBD: Four Emerging Cannabinoids To Watch In Skincare And Topicals

CBD and THC are the most visible cannabinoids in the wellness and skincare industries today, but with more than 100 known cannabinoids, others are muscling in. Fueled by growing consumer interest, technological innovation and an ever-expanding body of scientific research, so-called minor cannabinoids with promising therapeutic and cosmetic potential are jockeying to be the next

By |2020-01-22T08:51:39-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Press|

Revolutionizing the CBD Pet Industry with Science Driven Research and CBD Processing

Health, wellness, and pharmacological benefits put cannabis on the map, but the industry suffers from a lack of transparency, limited human clinical studies, and regulatory confusion and contradictions. And although analytical technology has broadened scientists’ ability to identify and quantify different types of cannabinoids, Dr. Andrea Holmes—professor of chemistry at Doane University in Crete,

By |2020-08-24T08:14:17-07:00December 19th, 2019|Press|

What is Cannabinol (CBN)?

Cannabinol, another component in the entourage has potential in personalized medicines of the future. After the federal legalization of hemp and several initiatives to sway congress’s embargo on medical cannabis research, information is moving freer. Researchers have started to have access to decent cannabis to work with, and while there is much more data

By |2019-12-08T20:36:10-08:00December 8th, 2019|Press|

Precision Plant Molecules

Precision Plant Molecules Precision Plant Molecules with Dr. Andrea Holmes. Precision Plant Molecules (PPM) is a science-driven, specialty non-psychotropic cannabinoid-based bulk ingredients company that extracts and processes hemp, botanicals and constituents to create oils, distillates, isolates, extracts, and concentrates. These products range from whole plant full-spectrum extracts to bespoke profile products with specific potencies

By |2019-11-18T09:35:04-08:00November 18th, 2019|Press|
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