Cat. No. 5139

Telmisartan C33H30N4O2 [144701-48-4]

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Chemical Name: 4'-[(1,4'-Dimethyl-2'-propyl[2,6'-bi-1H-benzimidazol]-1'-yl)methyl]-[1,1'-biphenyl]-2-carboxylic acid

Biological Activity

Antagonist of the angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AT1) (Ki = 3.7 nM). Exhibits antihypertensive activity in a renin-dependent model of hypertension. Partial agonist of PPARγ receptors; shown to improve insulin sensitivity in rodents receiving high fat diets.

Technical Data

Soluble to 20 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

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Rong et al (2009) An adipose tissue-independent insulin-sensitizing action of telmisartan: a study in lipodystrophic mice. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 331 1096. PMID: 19770292.

Benson et al (2004) Identification of telmisartan as a unique angiotensin II receptor antagonist with selective PPAR γ-modulating activity. Hypertension 43 993. PMID: 15007034.

Ries et al (1993) 6-substituted benzimidazoles as new nonpeptide angiotensin II receptor antagonists: synthesis, biological activity, and structure-activity relationships. J.Med.Chem. 36 4040. PMID: 8258826.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Telmisartan include:

Lin et al (2015) Development of telmisartan in the therapy of spinal cord injury: pre-clinical study in rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 9 4709. PMID: 26316709.

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