Dual-specificity PPARα/γ agonist (IC50 values are 0.35 and 3.8 μM for PPARγ and PPARα respectively). Prevents atherosclerosis progression in E3L.CETP transgenic mice. Also reduces insulin resistance in obese Zucker rats. Orally active.
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|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.45 mL||12.24 mL||24.48 mL|
|5 mM||0.49 mL||2.45 mL||4.9 mL|
|10 mM||0.24 mL||1.22 mL||2.45 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.24 mL||0.49 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Cronet et al (2001) Structure of the PPARβ and -γ ligand binding domain in complex with AZ 242; ligand selectivity and agonist activation in the PPAR family. Structure 9 699 PMID: 11587644
Ljung et al (2002) AZ 242, a novel PPARα/γ agonist with beneficial effects on insulin resistance and carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in ob/ob mice and obese Zucker rats. J.Lipid Res. 43 1855 PMID: 12401884
Ebdrup et al (2003) Synthesis and biological and structural characterization of the dual-acting peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α/γ agonist ragaglitazar. J.Med.Chem. 46 1306 PMID: 12672231
van der Hoorn et al (2009) The dual PPARα/γ agonist tesaglitazar blocks progression of pre-existing atherosclerosis in APOE*3Leiden.CETP transgenic mice. Br.J.Pharmacol. 156 1067 PMID: 19220285
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