Plants and plant products have been used as drugs for thousands of years and in recent history have provided a definite stimulus for the development of natural products chemistry. After the first report on forskolin (1) (1) in 1977, the last decade has witnessed an increasing amount of research on the chemistry, synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology and various other aspects of the substance in many academic as well as industrial research laboratories all over the world, leading to a large number of publications, patents and dissertations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sujata V. Bhat
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryIndian Institute of TechnologyPowai, BombayIndia

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