Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 4,163,063

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

7-31-1979

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

05/646,300

Date Filed

1976-01-02

Total Pages

5 pages

Abstract

Smooth muscle tissue relaxation is produced in mammals by internal administration of a compound of the formula: ##STR1## wherein R is alkyl having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, the novel compound 2-N-isopropylamino-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-5,6,-dihydroxy-naphthalene being preferred. Relief of bronchial asthma and relaxation of the uterine smooth muscle are among the therapeutic effects produced.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/16