Cat. No. 5258
Chemical Name: 2-[[2'-(5-Ethyl-3,4-diphenyl-1H-pyra
Biological ActivityPotent and selective fatty acid binding protein 4, adipocyte (FABP4) inhibitor (Ki values are <2, 250 and 350 nM for FABP4, FABP3 and FABP5 respectively). Decreases fatty acid uptake in adipocytes in vitro and reduces atherosclerotic lesion area in a mouse model of atherosclerosis. Reduces blood glucose levels and increases insulin sensitivity in a mouse model of obesity. Orally active.
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Lin et al (2012) BMS309403 stimulates glucose uptake in myotubes through activation of AMP-activated protein kinase. PLoS ONE 7 e44570. PMID: 22952994.
Furuhashi et al (2007) Treatment of diabetes and atherosclerosis by inhibiting fatty-acid-binding protein aP2. Nature 447 959. PMID: 17554340.
Sulsky et al (2007) Potent and selective biphenyl azole inhibitors of adipocyte fatty acid binding protein (aFABP). Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 17 3511. PMID: 17502136.
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