forskolin

A medicinal, diterpenoid, compound exclusive to plant roots and used in the preparation of drugs for the treatment of cardiomyopathy, glaucoma and certain cancers.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Forskolin — IUPAC name (3R,​4aR,​5S,​6S,​6aS,​10S,​10aR,​10bS) ​6,​10,​10b ​trihydroxy ​3,​4a,​7 …   Wikipedia

  • Forskolin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Forskolin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • forskolin — (= colforsin) Diterpene from the roots of Coleus forskohlii that stimulates adenylate cyclase and is often used in conjunction with inhibitors of phosphodiesterase to artificially increase intracellular levels of cAMP …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • forskolin — noun A labdane diterpene produced by the plant Coleus forskohlii; commonly used in the study and research of cell physiology …   Wiktionary

  • forskolin — A phorbol ester that binds to and activates protein kinase C, thus mimicking the actions of diacylglycerol. [fr. Coleus forskohlii, taxonomic name of botanical source] …   Medical dictionary

  • Adenylylcyclasen — Schematische Darstellung der Adenylylcyclase, eingebettet in die Zellmembran …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Colforsin — Systematic (IUPAC) name [(3R,4aR,5S,6S,6aS,10S,10aR,10bS) 5 acetyloxy 3 ethenyl 10,10b dihydroxy 3,4a,7,7,10a pentamethyl 1 oxo 5,6,6a,8,9,10 hexahydro 2H benzo[f]chromen 6 yl] 3 dimethylaminopropanoate Cl …   Wikipedia

  • GalP (protein) — GalP is an integral membrane protein present in Escherichia Coli (1, 2). It is a Galactose H+ symporter, of approximately 52Kda (3). Present on the inner membrane of the gram negative E. Coli, GalP displays sequence homology to the GLUT1… …   Wikipedia

  • Plectranthus barbatus — Indian Coleus Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Adenylate cyclase — (EC number|4.6.1.1, also known as adenylyl cyclase or AC) is a lyase enzyme.TypesThere are ten known adenylate cyclases in mammals:* * * * * * * * * *ReactionAdenylate cyclase catalyzes the conversion of ATP to 3 ,5 cyclic AMP (cAMP) and… …   Wikipedia

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