Pioglitazone hydrochloride

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Description: Selective PPARγ agonist; antidiabetic agent
Chemical Name: 5-[[4-[2-(5-Ethyl-2-pyridinyl)-ethoxy]phenyl]methyl]-2,4-thiazolidinedione hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (6)
Reviews (1)

Biological Activity for Pioglitazone hydrochloride

Pioglitazone hydrochloride is a selective PPARγ agonist (EC50 = 0.69 μM). Thiazolidinedione (TZD) derivative and antidiabetic agent; improves insulin sensitivity. Also enhances proliferation and survival of mESCs and acts synergistically with Y-27632 (Cat. No. 1254) to improve survival of dissociated single hPSCs and increase colony formation.

Compound Libraries for Pioglitazone hydrochloride

Pioglitazone hydrochloride is also offered as part of the Tocriscreen 2.0 Max, Tocriscreen FDA-Approved Drugs and Tocriscreen Stem Cell Library. Find out more about compound libraries available from Tocris.

Technical Data for Pioglitazone hydrochloride

M. Wt 392.9
Formula C19H20N2O3S.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 112529-15-4
PubChem ID 60560
Smiles O=C(S3)NC(C3CC(C=C2)=CC=C2OCCC1=NC=C(CC)C=C1)=O.Cl

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Solubility Data for Pioglitazone hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 9.82 25

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 392.9. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.25 mM 10.18 mL 50.9 mL 101.81 mL
1.25 mM 2.04 mL 10.18 mL 20.36 mL
2.5 mM 1.02 mL 5.09 mL 10.18 mL
12.5 mM 0.2 mL 1.02 mL 2.04 mL

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References for Pioglitazone hydrochloride

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Willson et al (1996) The structure-activity relationship between peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ agonism and the antihyperglycemic activity of thiazolidinediones. J.Med.Chem. 39 665 PMID: 8576907

Sakamoto et al (2000) Activation of human peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) subtypes by pioglit. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 278 704 PMID: 11095972

Momose et al (2002) Novel 5-substituted 2,4-thiazolidinedione and 2,4-oxazolidinedione derivatives as Ins sensitizers with antidiabetic activities. J.Med.Chem. 45 1518 PMID: 11906293

Kajabadi et al (2015) The synergistic enhancement of cloning efficiency in individualized human pluripotent stem cells by peroxisome proliferative-activated receptor-γ (PPARγ) activation and Rho-associated kinase (ROCK) inhibition. J.Biol.Chem. 290 26303 PMID: 26336103

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6 Citations for Pioglitazone hydrochloride

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Pioglitazone hydrochloride include:

Eunji et al (2023) Inhibition of neuronal peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ attenuates motor function improvement after spinal cord injury in rats. Eur J Neurosci 57 1466-1480 PMID: 36970752

Thakran et al (2015) Pioglit restores IGFBP-3 levels through DNA PK in retinal endothelial cells cultured in hyperglycemic conditions. PLoS One 56 177 PMID: 25525174

Helmy et al (2015) Additive Renoprotection by pioglit. and fenofi. against Inflammatory, Oxidative and Apoptotic Manifestations of cisp. Nephrotoxicity: Modulation by PPARs. PLoS One 10 e0142303 PMID: 26536032

Wahlang et al (2014) Human receptor activation by aroclor 1260, a polychlorinated biphenyl mixture. Toxicol Sci 140 283 PMID: 24812009

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Pioglitazone hydrochloride promotes macrophage M2 polarization..
By GAJANAN KATKAR on 12/07/2019
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Mouse
Cell Line/Tissue: Bone marrow derived macrophage

Pioglitazone hydrochloride promotes macrophage M2 polarization. To achieve this M0 macrophages BMDM (bone marrow-derived macrophages) stimulated with pioglitazone (5 µm) for 24 h.