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Potent activator of the adenylate cyclase system and the biosynthesis of cyclic AMP. From the plant COLEUS FORSKOHLII. Has antihypertensive, positive inotropic, platelet aggregation inhibitory, and smooth muscle relaxant activities; also lowers intraocular pressure and promotes release of hormones from the pituitary gland.

Year introduced: 2014(1986)

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Tree Number(s): D02.455.849.291.300

MeSH Unique ID: D005576

Registry Number: 1F7A44V6OU

Entry Terms:

  • Coleonol
  • Forskolin
  • N,N-Dimethyl-beta-alanine-5-(acetyloxy)-3-ethenyldodecahydro-10,10b-dihydroxy-3,4a,7,7,10a-pentamethyl-1-oxo-1H-naphtho(2,1-b)pyran-6-yl Ester HCl
  • NKH 477
  • NKH-477
  • NKH477

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