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|
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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 164.16. 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||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|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
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
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Keywords: MK1903 HCA2 hydroxycarboxylic acid receptors GPR109A HM74A agonists Hydroxycarboxylic Acid Receptors
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