Kinetin

(BAN, USAN, rINN)
Synonyms: N 6 -Furfuryladenine; 6-Furfurylaminopurine.
Cyrillic synonym: Кинетин.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C10H9N5O = 215.2.
CAS — 525-79-1.
NOTE. The name kinetin has also been used as a proprietary name for hyaluronidase.

💊 Profile

Kinetin is a plant growth hormone that has been promoted in products for the management of photodamaged skin and hyperpigmentation but good evidence of efficacy appears to be lacking.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Arg.: Kinerase†; Braz.: Kinerase; Hong Kong: Kinerase; Malaysia: Kinerase†; Mex.: Kinerase; Singapore: Kinerase; USA: Kinerase.
Published December 19, 2018.