Fatostatin A

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Description: Cell permeable inhibitor of SREBP activation
Chemical Name: 4-[4-(4-Methylphenyl)-2-thiazolyl]-2-propylpyridine hydrobromide
Purity: ≥97% (HPLC)
Citations (1)
Literature (4)
Pathways (1)

Biological Activity for Fatostatin A

Fatostatin A is an inhibitor of sterol regulatory element binding protein (SREBP); impairs the activation of SREBP-1 and SREBP-2. Exhibits antiproliferative effects in DU 145 cells independently of IGF-1 signaling (IC50 = 0.1 μM); reverses hyperglycemia in diabetic (ob/ob) mice. Cell permeable.

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Technical Data for Fatostatin A

M. Wt 375.33
Formula C18H18N2S.HBr
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥97% (HPLC)
CAS Number 298197-04-3
PubChem ID 2850562
Smiles CCCC1=CC(C2=NC(C3=CC=C(C)C=C3)=CS2)=CC=N1.Br

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Solubility Data for Fatostatin A

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 7.51 20

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.2 mM 13.32 mL 66.61 mL 133.22 mL
1 mM 2.66 mL 13.32 mL 26.64 mL
2 mM 1.33 mL 6.66 mL 13.32 mL
10 mM 0.27 mL 1.33 mL 2.66 mL

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References for Fatostatin A

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

Kamisuki et al (2009) A small molecule that blocks fat synthesis by inhibiting the activation of SREBP. Chem.Biol. 16 882 PMID: 19716478

Choi et al (2003) Identification of bioactive molecules by adipogenesis profiling of organic compounds. J.Biol.Chem. 278 7320 PMID: 12496288

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1 Citation for Fatostatin A

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

Roche et al (2018) Trafficking of cholesterol to the ER is required for NLRP3 inflammasome activation. J Cell Biol 217 3560 PMID: 30054450

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Pathways for Fatostatin A

Insulin Signaling Pathway

Insulin Signaling Pathway

Signaling through the insulin pathway is fundamental for the regulation of intracellular glucose levels. This pathway can become dysregulated in diabetes.