Cat. No. 4985
Alternative Name: Bay m1009
Chemical Name: (2R,3R,4R,5S)-1-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-2-
Biological ActivityInhibitor of α-glucosidase; antihyperglycemic. Suppresses postprandial hyperglycemia in vivo and reduces plasma glucose concentration in normal rats and in several animal models of diabetes. Shown to inhibit the loss of pancreatic β cells in type 2 diabetic rats. Also inhibits apoptosis and mitochondrial overproduction of reactive oxygen species in endothelial cells in vitro.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Aoki et al (2012) Miglitol, an anti-diabetic drug, inhibits oxdiative stress-induced apoptosis and mitochondrial ROS over-production in endothelial cells by enhancement of AMP-activated protein kinase. J.Pharmacol.Sci. 120 121. PMID: 23018899.
Goda et al (2007) Effects of miglitol, an α-glucosidase inhibitor, on glycaemic staus and histopathological changes in islets in non-obese, non-insulin-dependent diabetic Goto-Kakizaki rats. Br.J.Nutr. 98 702. PMID: 17537288.
Sels et al (1999) Miglitol, a new α-glucosidase inhibitor. Expert.Opin.Pharmacother. 1 149. PMID: 11249557.
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