forskolin

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for·sko·lin

(fōr'skŏ-lin),
A phorbol ester that binds to and activates protein kinase C, thus mimicking the actions of diacylglycerol.
[fr. Coleus forskohlii, taxonomic name of botanic source]

forskolin (FSK)

an activator of adenylate cyclase. FSK interacts directly with ion channels, increasing glutamate responses and amplitude and decay time of spontaneous excitatory postsynaptic currents.

for·sko·lin

(fōr'skŏ-lin)
A phorbol ester that binds to and activates protein kinase C, thus mimicking the actions of diacylglycerol.
[fr. Coleus forskohlii, taxonomic name of botanic source]
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