AMG 837 hemicalcium salt

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Cat.No. 6082 - AMG 837 hemicalcium salt | C26H20F3O3.½Ca | CAS No. 1291087-14-3
Description: Potent free fatty acid receptor 1 (FFA1/GPR40) partial agonist
Chemical Name: (βS)-β-1-Propyn-1-yl-4-[[4'-(trifluoromethyl)[1,1'-biphenyl]-3-yl]methoxy]benzenepropanoic acid hemicalcium salt
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

Potent free fatty acid receptor 1 (FFA1/GPR40) partial agonist (EC50 values are 13.5, 22.6 and 31.7 nM at human, mouse and rat receptors, respectively). Interacts allosterically with full FFA1 agonist Docosahexaenoic acid (Cat. No. 3687). Potentiates glucose-dependent stimulation of insulin in vivo. Antidiabetic.

Technical Data

M. Wt 457.47
Formula C26H20F3O3.½Ca
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1291087-14-3
PubChem ID 46854655
Smiles CC#C[C@H](C1=CC=C(C=C1)OCC2=CC=CC(C3=CC=C(C(F)(F)F)C=C3)=C2)CC([O-])=O.CC#C[C@H](C4=CC=C(C=C4)OCC5=CC=CC(C6=CC=C(C(F)(F)F)C=C6)=C5)CC([O-])=O.[Ca+2]

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 45.75 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.19 mL 10.93 mL 21.86 mL
5 mM 0.44 mL 2.19 mL 4.37 mL
10 mM 0.22 mL 1.09 mL 2.19 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.22 mL 0.44 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Houze et al (2012) AMG 837: a potent, orally bioavailable GPR40 agonist. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 22 1267 PMID: 22217876

Lin et al (2012) Identification and pharmacological characterization of multiple allosteric binding sites on the free fatty acid 1 receptor. Mol.Pharmacol. 82 843 PMID: 22859723

Lin et al (2011) AMG 837: a novel GPR40/FFA1 agonist that enhances insulin secretion and lowers glucose levels in rodents. PLoS One 6 e27270 PMID: 22087278

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