CI 976

Cat. No. 2227

CI 976 C23H39NO4 [114289-47-3]

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Chemical Name: 2,2-Dimethyl-N-(2,4,6-trimethoxyphenyl)dodecanamide

Biological Activity

Selective acyl-coenzyme A:cholesterol acyltransferase (ACAT) inhibitor (IC50 = 0.073 μM). Lowers non-high density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol and increases HDL-cholesterol concentrations in rats with pre-established dyslipidemia. Orally active. Also inhibits Golgi-associated LPL acyltransferase (LPAT) activity (IC50 = 15 μM).

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at +4°C

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Sliskovic and White (1991) Therapeutic potential of ACAT inhibitors as lipid lowering and anti-atherosclerotic agents. TiPS. 12 194.

Krause et al (1993) In vivo evidence that the lipid-regulating activity of ACAT inhibitor CI-976 in rats is due to inhibition of both intestinal and liver ACAT. J.Lipid Res. 34 279. PMID: 8429262.

Drecktrah et al (2003) Inhibition of a Golgi complex lysophospholipid acyltransferase induces membrane tubule formation and retrograde trafficking. Mol.Biol.Cell 14 3549.

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Keywords: CI 976, supplier, Acyl-CoAcholesterol, acyltransferase, ACAT, inhibitors, Transferases, CI976, Acyl-CoA:Cholesterol Acyltransferase Inhibitors

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