Potent glucokinase activator (EC50 = 33 nM). Significantly reduces plasma glucose levels in diabetic rats; stimulates insulin release from mouse islets of Langerhans.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 464.51. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.15 mL||10.76 mL||21.53 mL|
|5 mM||0.43 mL||2.15 mL||4.31 mL|
|10 mM||0.22 mL||1.08 mL||2.15 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.22 mL||0.43 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Coope et al (2006) Predictive blood glucose lowering efficacy by Glucokinase activators in high fat fed female Zucker rats. Br.J.Pharmacol. 149 328 PMID: 16921397
Johnson et al (2007) Glucokinase activators: molecular tools for studying the physiology of insulin-secreting cells. Biochem.Soc.Trans. 35 1208 PMID: 17956314
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