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Description: Selective PPARγ agonist
Chemical Name: 5-[[4-[(1-Methylcyclohexyl)methoxy]phenyl]methyl]-2,4-thiazolidinedione
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (2)

Biological Activity for Ciglitazone

Ciglitazone is a selective agonist at PPARγ (peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ). Activates PPARγ with an EC50 value of 3 μM in vitro, and is at least 33-fold selective over PPARα and δ. Antihyperglycemic in vivo.

Technical Data for Ciglitazone

M. Wt 333.44
Formula C18H23NO3S
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 74772-77-3
PubChem ID 2987927

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Solubility Data for Ciglitazone

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
1eq. NaOH 33.34 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for Ciglitazone

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3 mL 15 mL 29.99 mL
5 mM 0.6 mL 3 mL 6 mL
10 mM 0.3 mL 1.5 mL 3 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.3 mL 0.6 mL

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References for Ciglitazone

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

Jh (1999) Thiazolidinediones - the new Ins enhancers. Clin.Exp.Hypertens. 21 157 PMID: 10052651

Willson et al (1996) The structure-activity relationship between peroxisome proliferator receptor γ agonism and the antihyperglycemic activity of thiazolidinediones. J.Med.Chem. 39 665 PMID: 8576907

Xin et al (1999) Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ ligands are potent inhibitors of angiogenesis in vitro and in vivo. J.Biol.Chem. 274 9116 PMID: 10085162

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2 Citations for Ciglitazone

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

Emmans et al (2004) Regulation of cellular processes by PPARgamma ligands in neuroblastoma cells is modulated by the level of retinoblastoma protein expression. Biochem Soc Trans 32 840 PMID: 15494029

Zeitouni et al (2008) Pharmaceutical induction of ApoE secretion by multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs). BMC Biotechnol 8 75 PMID: 18823563

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