Cat. No. 2227
Chemical Name: 2,2-Dimethyl-N-(2,4,6-trimethoxyphe
Biological ActivitySelective 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).
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Drecktrah et al (2003) Inhibition of a Golgi complex lysophospholipid acyltransferase induces membrane tubule formation and retrograde trafficking. Mol.Biol.Cell 14 3549.
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.
Sliskovic and White (1991) Therapeutic potential of ACAT inhibitors as lipid lowering and anti-atherosclerotic agents. TiPS. 12 194.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for CI 976 include:
Pagliuso et al (2016) Golgi membrane fission requires the CtBP1-S/BARS-induced activation of lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferase δ Nature Communications 7 12148. PMID: 27401954.
Schmidt and Brown (2009) Lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferase 3 regulates Golgi complex structure and function. J Cell Biol 186 211. PMID: 19635840.
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