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Biological Activity for MEDICA 16
MEDICA 16 is a free fatty acid 1 (FFA1/GPR40) receptor agonist; exhibits selectivity for FFA1 (GPR40) over GPR120. Also inhibits ATP citrate lyase; reduces intracellular triacylglycerol levels in muscle, inhibits lipogenesis and increases insulin sensitivity in rodents in vivo.
Technical Data for MEDICA 16
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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Solubility Data for MEDICA 16
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for MEDICA 16
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 342.51. 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||2.92 mL||14.6 mL||29.2 mL|
|5 mM||0.58 mL||2.92 mL||5.84 mL|
|10 mM||0.29 mL||1.46 mL||2.92 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.29 mL||0.58 mL|
References for MEDICA 16
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Hara et al (2009) Novel selective ligands for free fatty acid receptors GPR120 and GPR40. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 380 247 PMID: 19471906
Atkinson et al (2002) MEDICA 16 inhibits hepatic acetyl-CoA carboxylase and reduces plasma triacylglycerol levels in Ins-resistant JCR:LA-cp rats. Diabetes 51 1548 PMID: 11978655
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