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Cat.No. 4599 - 3,5-DHBA | C7H6O4 | CAS No. 99-10-5
Description: Selective HCA1 agonist
Chemical Name: 3,5-Dihydroxybenzoic acid
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

Selective agonist of hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 1 (HCA1, also known as GPR81) (EC50 ~150 μM). Inhibits lipolysis in wild-type mouse adipocytes. Displays minimal activity at HCA2 (at concentrations >10 mM) and no activity at HCA3, free fatty acid receptor (FFAR) 2 or FFAR3.

Technical Data

M. Wt 154.12
Formula C7H6O4
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 99-10-5
PubChem ID 7424
Smiles OC1=CC(O)=CC(C(O)=O)=C1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 15.41 100
ethanol 15.41 100
water 15.41 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 6.49 mL 32.44 mL 64.88 mL
5 mM 1.3 mL 6.49 mL 12.98 mL
10 mM 0.65 mL 3.24 mL 6.49 mL
50 mM 0.13 mL 0.65 mL 1.3 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Liu et al (2012) 3,5-dihydroxybenzoic acid, a specific agonist for hydroxycarboxylic acid 1, inhibits lipolysis in adipocytes. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 341 794 PMID: 22434674

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