Cat. No. 2784

Acipimox C6H6N2O3 [51037-30-0]

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Chemical Name: 5-Methyl-4-oxide-2-pyrazinecarboxylic acid

Biological Activity

Antilipolytic agent; lowers plasma free fatty acid (FFA), triglyceride (TG), glucose and insulin levels and increases leptin levels.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Wang-Fisher et al (2002) Acipimox stimulates leptin production from isolated rat adipocytes. J.Endocrinol. 174 267. PMID: 12176665.

Christie et al (1996) Mechanism of anti-lipolytic action of acipimox in isolated rat adipocytes. Diabetol. 39 45.

Lovisolo et al (1981) Pharmacological proflie of a new antilipolytic agent: 5-methyl-pyrazine-2-carboxylic acid 4-oxide (acipimox) II - Antilipolytic and blood lipid lowering activitiy Pharmacol.Res.Comms. 13 163.

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