GW 9508

Cat. No. 2649

GW 9508 C22H21NO3 [885101-89-3]

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Chemical Name: 4-[[(3-Phenoxyphenyl)methyl]amino]benzenepropanoic acid

Biological Activity

Potent and selective agonist for the free fatty acid receptor FFA1 (GPR40) (pEC50 values are 7.32, < 4.3 and < 4.3 for FFA1, FFA2 and FFA3 receptors respectively). Inactive against a range of other GPCRs, kinases, proteases, integrins and PPARs. Potentiates glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in MIN6 cells (pEC50 = 6.14).

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Sold with the permission of GlaxoSmithKline

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
>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.

Zhao and Chen (2008) Activation of ATP-sensitive potassium channels in rat pancreatic β-cells by linoleic acid through both intracellular metabolites and membrane receptor signalling pathway. J.Endocrinol. 198 533. PMID: 18550787.

Briscoe et al (2006) Pharmacological regulation of insulin secretion in MIN6 cells through fatty acid receptor GPR40: identification of agonist and antagonist small molecules. Br.J.Pharmacol. 148 619. PMID: 16702987.

Garrido et al (2006) Synthesis and activity of small molecule GPR40 agonists. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 16 1840. PMID: 16439116.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for GW 9508 include:

Dragano (2017) Polyunsaturated fatty acid receptors, GPR40 and GPR120, are expressed in the hypothalamus and control energy homeostasis and inflammation. J Neuroinflammation 14 (1) 91. PMID: 28446241.

Oh et al (2010) GPR120 is an omega-3 fatty acid receptor mediating potent anti-inflammatory and insulin-sensitizing effects. Cell 142 687. PMID: 20813258.

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