I'm looking at the wikipedia page for cannabinioids, and trying to find structural similarities between them. For plant based ones it's hard enough, the only similarity I could find seemed to be 6 member rings and medium sized hydrocarbon chains. When you include endocannabinoids, it seems to get more complicated. What structural similarities do cannabinioids share?

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    $\begingroup$ The 1,3 oxygens off the phenyl ring and the hydrophobic alkyl chain in the 5 position, and a further hydrophobic region away from the phenyl ring attached by one or more oxygen $\endgroup$
    – Waylander
    Oct 14, 2018 at 21:12
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    $\begingroup$ @Waylander Ok, thanks now that I see it I'm embarresed I didn't see it earlier, but clearly this doesn't extend to endocanabinoids like anandamide or NADA. $\endgroup$
    – tox123
    Oct 14, 2018 at 22:09


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