Cat. No. 2784
Chemical Name: 5-Methyl-4-oxide-2-pyrazinecarboxyl
Biological ActivityAntilipolytic agent; lowers plasma free fatty acid (FFA), triglyceride (TG), glucose and insulin levels and increases leptin levels.
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 Data Sheet
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.
If you know of a relevant reference for this product please let us know.
Citations are publications that use Tocris products.
Do you know of a great paper that uses Acipimox from Tocris? If so please let us know.
View Related Products by Target
View Related Products by Product Action
Keywords: Acipimox, supplier, Antilipolytic, agent, Lipid, Metabolism, Tocris Bioscience, Other Lipid Metabolism products
Find multiple products by catalog number
Follow @Tocris on Twitter
Tocris is now actively tweeting. For regular updates on news, events and special offers, follow @Tocris on Twitter.