AM 4668

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Cat.No. 5789 - AM 4668 | C24H19F3O4S | CAS No. 1011531-27-3
Description: Potent FFA1 (GPR40) agonist
Chemical Name: (βS)-β-[4-[[4-Methyl-2-[4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-5-thiazolyl]methoxy]phenyl)-3-isoxazolepropanoic acid
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

Potent FFA1 (GPR40) agonist (EC50 = 3.6 nM in an IP3 assay in GPR40 transfected A9 cells). Inhibits insulin secretion from isolated pancreatic islets. Reduces blood glucose levels following oral glucose challenge in mice. Orally bioavailable.

Technical Data

M. Wt 488.48
Formula C24H19F3O4S
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1011531-27-3
PubChem ID 24897670
Smiles CC1=C(COC2=CC=C(C=C2)[C@H](CC(O)=O)C2=NOC=C2)SC(=N1)C1=CC=C(C=C1)C(F)(F)F

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 48.85 100
ethanol 48.85 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.05 mL 10.24 mL 20.47 mL
5 mM 0.41 mL 2.05 mL 4.09 mL
10 mM 0.2 mL 1.02 mL 2.05 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.2 mL 0.41 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Liu et al (2014) Optimization of GPR40 agonists for type 2 diabetes. ACS Med.Chem.Lett. 5 517 PMID: 4900872

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