Potent and selective agonist for the free fatty acid receptor FFA1 (GPR40) (pEC50 values are 7.32, < 4.3 and < 4.3 for FFA1, FFA2 and FFA3 receptors respectively). Inactive against a range of other GPCRs, kinases, proteases, integrins and PPARs. Potentiates glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in MIN6 cells (pEC50 = 6.14).
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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 347.41. 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.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.88 mL||14.39 mL||28.78 mL|
|5 mM||0.58 mL||2.88 mL||5.76 mL|
|10 mM||0.29 mL||1.44 mL||2.88 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.29 mL||0.58 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Garrido et al (2006) Synthesis and activity of small molecule GPR40 agonists. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 16 1840 PMID: 16439116
Briscoe et al (2006) Pharmacological regulation of Ins secretion in MIN6 cells through fatty acid receptor GPR40: identification of agonist and antagonist small molecules. Br.J.Pharmacol. 148 619 PMID: 16702987
Zhao and Chen (2008) Activation of ATP-sensitive potassium channels in rat pancreatic β-cells by linoleic acid through both intracellular metabolites and membrane receptor signalling pathway. J.Endocrinol. 198 533 PMID: 18550787
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3 Citations for GW 9508
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for GW 9508 include:
Dragano (2017) Polyunsaturated fatty acid receptors, GPR40 and GPR120, are expressed in the hypothalamus and control energy homeostasis and inflammation. J Neuroinflammation 14 91 PMID: 28446241
Oh et al (2010) GPR120 is an omega-3 fatty acid receptor mediating potent anti-inflammatory and Ins-sensitizing effects. Cell 142 687 PMID: 20813258
Watson et al (2012) Differential signaling by splice variants of the human free fatty acid receptor GPR120. Mol Pharmacol 81 631 PMID: 22282525
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