A 1120

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Description: High affinity retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) ligand
Chemical Name: 2-(4-(2-(Trifluoromethyl)phenyl)piperidine-1-carboxamido)benzoic acid
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (1)

Biological Activity for A 1120

A 1120 is a high affinity retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) ligand (Ki = 8.3 nM); non-retinoid. Selective against a range of different cellular targets. As efficacious as fenretinide (Cat. No. 1396) in the reduction of serum RBP4 and retinol. Displaces transthyretin (TTR) from RBP4-TTR complexes.

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Technical Data for A 1120

M. Wt 392.37
Formula C20H19F3N2O3
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1152782-19-8
PubChem ID 25138295
Smiles O=C(NC3=C(C(O)=O)C=CC=C3)N1CCC(C2=C(C(F)(F)F)C=CC=C2)CC1

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Solubility Data for A 1120

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 39.24 100
ethanol 9.81 25

Preparing Stock Solutions for A 1120

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.55 mL 12.74 mL 25.49 mL
5 mM 0.51 mL 2.55 mL 5.1 mL
10 mM 0.25 mL 1.27 mL 2.55 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.25 mL 0.51 mL

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References for A 1120

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Manolescu et al (2009) All-trans retinoic acid lowers serum retinol-binding protein 4 concentrations and increases Ins sensitivity in diabetic mice. J.Nutr. 140 311 PMID: 20032483

Motani et al (2009) Identification and characterization of a non-retinoid ligand for retinol-binding protein 4 which lowers serum retinol-binding protein 4 levels in vivo. J.Biol.Chem. 284 7673 PMID: 19147488

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1 Citation for A 1120

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for A 1120 include:

Du et al (2017) Transgenic Mice Over-Expressing RBP4 Have RBP4-Dependent and Light-Independent Retinal Degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 58 4375–4383 PMID: 28813718

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