GKA 50

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Cat.No. 5133 - GKA 50 | C26H28N2O6 | CAS No. 851884-87-2
Description: Glucokinase activator
Chemical Name: 6-[[3-[(1S)-2-Methoxy-1-methylethoxy]-5-[(1S)-1-methyl-2-phenylethoxy]benzoyl]amino-3-pyridinecarboxylic acid
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

Potent glucokinase activator (EC50 = 33 nM). Significantly reduces plasma glucose levels in diabetic rats; stimulates insulin release from mouse islets of Langerhans.

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Technical Data

M. Wt 464.51
Formula C26H28N2O6
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 851884-87-2
PubChem ID 11340230
Smiles O=C(NC3=NC=C(C(O)=O)C=C3)C1=CC(O[C@@H](C)COC)=CC(O[C@@H](C)CC2=CC=CC=C2)=C1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 46.45 100

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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

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

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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