Fatostatin A

Cat. No. 4444

Fatostatin A C18H18N2S.HBr [298197-04-3]

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Chemical Name: 4-[4-(4-Methylphenyl)-2-thiazolyl]-2-propylpyridine hydrobromide

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of sterol regulatory element binding protein (SREBP); impairs the activation of SREBP-1 and SREBP-2. Exhibits antiproliferative effects in DU 145 cells independently of IGF-1 signaling (IC50 = 0.1 μM); reverses hyperglycemia in diabetic (ob/ob) mice. Cell permeable.

Technical Data

Soluble to 20 mM in DMSO
>97 %
Store at +4°C

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Kamisuki et al (2009) A small molecule that blocks fat synthesis by inhibiting the activation of SREBP. Chem.Biol. 16 882. PMID: 19716478.

Choi et al (2003) Identification of bioactive molecules by adipogenesis profiling of organic compounds. J.Biol.Chem. 278 7320. PMID: 12496288.

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