Cat. No. 2790
Chemical Name: (2S)-1-[[[4-Methyl-1-(2-pyrimidinyl
Biological ActivityDipeptidyl peptidase IV inhibitor. Inhibits rat, canine, human and monkey enzymes with IC50 values of 3, 5, 8, and 8 nM respectively. Long-acting hypoglycemic agent; attenuates glucose excursion following glucose loading in Zucker fatty rats.
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Takasaki et al (2004) K579, a slow-binding inhibitor of dipeptidyl peptidase IV, is a long-acting hypoglycemic agent. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 486 335. PMID: 14985056.
Takasaki et al (2004) Effects of combination treatment with dipeptidyl peptidase IV inhibitor and sulfonylurea on glucose levels in rats. J.Pharmacol.Sci. 95 291. PMID: 15215655.
Takasaki et al (2004) Involvement of the active metabolites in the inhibitory activity of K579 on rat plasma dipeptidyl peptidase IV. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 505 237. PMID: 15556158.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for K 579 include:
Fujiwara et al (2015) Combined treatment with dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP4) inhibitor sitagliptin and elemental diets reduced indomethacin-induced intestinal injury in rats via the increase of mucosal glucagon-like peptide-2 concentration. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 56 155. PMID: 25759522.
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