Cat. No. 4231

Nateglinide C19H27NO3 [105816-04-4]

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Alternative Names: A-4166, Senaglinide

Chemical Name: N-[[4-(1-Methylethyl)cyclohexyl]carbonyl]-D-phenylalanine

Biological Activity

Kir6 (KATP) blocker. Exhibits in vitro tissue selectivity for pancreatic β-cell-type Kir6 channels over cardiovascular Kir6 channels; displays high affinity for SUR1/Kir6.2 channels. Hypoglycemic agent; stimulates insulin secretion from pancreatic β-cells by increasing cytosolic Ca2+ concentration.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at RT

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Shinkai et al (1989) N-(cyclohexylcarbonyl)-D-phenylalanines and related compounds. A new class of hypoglycemic agents. J.Med.Chem. 32 1436. PMID: 2738878.

Fujitani et al (1997) The ability of a new hypoglycemic agent, A-4166, compared to sulphonylureas, to increase cytosolic Ca2+ in pancreatic beta-cells under metabolic inhibition. Br.J.Pharmacol. 120 1191. PMID: 9105692.

Hu et al (1999) Tissue selectivity of antidiabetic agent nateglinide: study on cardiovascular and β-cell KATP channels. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 291 1372. PMID: 10565863.

Chachin et al (2003) Nateglinide, a D-phenylalanine derivative lacking either a sulfonylurea or benzamido moiety, specifically inhibits pancreatic β-cell-type KATP channels. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 304 1025. PMID: 12604678.

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