Cat. No. 3114

Troglitazone C24H27NO5S [97322-87-7]

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Alternative Name: Rezulin

Chemical Name: 5-[[4-[(3,4-Dihydro-6-hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethyl-2H-1-benzopyran-2-yl)methoxy]phenyl]methyl]-2,4-thiazolidinedione

Biological Activity

Selective PPARγ receptor agonist (EC50 values are 780 and 555 nM at murine and human PPARγ receptors respectively). Displays no activity at PPARα or PPARδ receptors. Antidiabetic agent; exerts potent glucose-lowering effects in insulin-resistant diabetic mice. Displays anti-invasive effect on human breast cancer cells; reduces migration, adhesion and spreading on fibronectin-coated plates. Also inhibits cell growth of hematopoietic cell lines. Inhibits lamellipodia formation and actin polymerization.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
>97 %
Store at -20°C

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Lee and Olefsky (1995) Acute effects of troglitazone on in vivo insulin action in normal rats. Metabolism 44 1166. PMID: 7666790.

Fujimura et al (1998) Effects of troglitazone on the growth and differentiation of hematopoietic cell lines. Int.J.Oncol. 13 1263. PMID: 9824642.

Kodera et al (2000) Ligand type-specific interactions of peroxisome-proliferator-activated receptor γ with transcriptional coactivators. J.Biol.Chem. 275 33201. PMID: 10944516.

Willson et al (2000) The PPARs: from orphan receptors to drug discovery. J.Med.Chem. 43 527. PMID: 10691680.

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