You can now submit reviews for your favorite Tocris products. Your review will help other researchers decide on the best products for their research. Why not submit a review today?!Submit Review
Potent and selective hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 2 (HCA2, GPR109A) full agonist; exhibits greater potency than niacin in a whole cell HTRF-cAMP assay (EC50 values are 12.9 and 51 nM respectively). Exhibits no binding at the GRP109B receptor.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 164.16. 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||6.09 mL||30.46 mL||60.92 mL|
|5 mM||1.22 mL||6.09 mL||12.18 mL|
|10 mM||0.61 mL||3.05 mL||6.09 mL|
|50 mM||0.12 mL||0.61 mL||1.22 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Boatman (2012) (1aR,5aR)1a,3,5,5a-Tetrahydro-1H-2,3-diaza-cyclopropa[α]pentalene-4-carboxylic acid (MK-1903): a potent GPR109a agonist that lowers free fatty acids in humans. J.Med.Chem. 55 3644 PMID: 22435740
Lauring (2012) Niacin lipid efficacy is independent of both the niacin receptor GPR109A and free fatty acid suppression. Sci.Transl.Med. 4 148ra115 PMID: 22914621
If you know of a relevant reference for MK 1903, please let us know.
View Related Products by Target
View Related Products by Product Action
Keywords: MK 1903, MK 1903 supplier, MK1903, HCA2, hydroxycarboxylic, acid, receptors, GPR109A, HM74A, agonists, Hydroxycarboxylic, Acid, Receptors, 4622, Tocris Bioscience
2 Citations for MK 1903
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for MK 1903 include:
Marinelli et al (2019) Identification of the novel role of butyrate as AhR ligand in human intestinal epithelial cells Sci.Rep. 9 643 PMID: 30679727
Martin-Gallausiaux et al (2019) Butyrate Produced by Commensal Bacteria Down-Regulates Indolamine 2,3-Dioxygenase 1 (IDO-1) Expression via a Dual Mechanism in Human Intestinal Epithelial Cells. Front Immunol 9 2838 PMID: 30619249
Do you know of a great paper that uses MK 1903 from Tocris? Please let us know.
Reviews for MK 1903
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review MK 1903 and earn rewards!
Have you used MK 1903?
Submit a review and receive an Amazon gift card.
$50/€35/£30/$50CAN/¥300 Yuan/¥5000 Yen for first to review with an image
$25/€18/£15/$25CAN/¥75 Yuan/¥1250 Yen for a review with an image
$10/€7/£6/$10 CAD/¥70 Yuan/¥1110 Yen for a review without an image
Literature in this Area
Tocris offers the following scientific literature in this area to showcase our products. We invite you to request* or download your copy today!
*Please note that Tocris will only send literature to established scientific business / institute addresses.