GW 1929 hydrochloride
Cat. No. 1664
Chemical Name: N-(2-Benzoylphenyl)-O-[2-(methyl-2-
Biological ActivityHighly selective orally active peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)γ agonist (pEC50 values are 8.05, < 4 and < 4 for human PPARγ, PPARα and PPARδ receptors respectively). Decreases glucose, fatty acid and triglyceride levels following oral administration in vivo.
Licensing InformationSold for research purposes under agreement from GlaxoSmithKline
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Nugent et al (2001) Potentiation of glucose uptake in 3T3-L1 adipocytes by PPARγ agonists is maintained in cells expressing a PPARγ dominant-negative mutant: evidence for selectivity in the downstream responses to PPARγ activation. Mol.Endocrinol. 15 1729. PMID: 11579205.
Way et al (2001) Adipose tissue resistin expression is severely suppressed in obesity and stimulated by peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ agonists. J.Biol.Chem. 276 25651. PMID: 11373275.
Brown et al (1999) A novel N-aryl tyrosine activator of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ reverses the diabetic phenotype of the Zucker diabetic fatty rat. Diabetes 48 1415. PMID: 10389847.
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Chai et al (2013) Nicotinic acid receptor GPR109A is down-regulated in human macrophage-derived foam cells. PLoS One 8 e62934. PMID: 23658787.
Hatano et al (2010) Murine atopic dermatitis responds to peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors α and β/δ (but not γ) and liver X receptor activators. Endocrinology 125 160. PMID: 19818482.
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