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Description: PPAR agonist
Chemical Name: Ethyl 2-(4-chlorophenoxy)-2-methylpropionate

Biological Activity for Clofibrate

Clofibrate is a PPAR agonist (EC50 values are 50, 500 and > 100 μM at PPARα, PPARγ and PPARδ respectively). Antihyperlipoproteinemic.

Technical Data for Clofibrate

M. Wt 242.7017
Formula C12H15ClO3
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 637-07-0
PubChem ID 2796
Smiles ClC1=CC=C(OC(C)(C)C(OCC)=O)C=C1

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Solubility Data for Clofibrate

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 24.27 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for Clofibrate

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 242.7017. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 4.12 mL 20.6 mL 41.2 mL
5 mM 0.82 mL 4.12 mL 8.24 mL
10 mM 0.41 mL 2.06 mL 4.12 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.41 mL 0.82 mL

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References for Clofibrate

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

Bishop-Bailey (2000) Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors in the cardiovascular system. Br.J.Pharmacol. 129 823 PMID: 10696077

Shepherd (1993) Mechanism of action of fibrates. Postgrad.Med.J. 69 S34 PMID: 8497455

Willson et al (2000) The PPARs: from orphan receptors to drug discovery. J.Med.Chem. 43 527 PMID: 10691680

Merck Index 12 2437

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