Chemical Name: 2-(4-(2-(Trifluoromethyl)phenyl)piperidine-1-carboxamido)benzoic acid
Biological ActivityHigh affinity retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) ligand (Ki = 8.3 nM); non-retinoid. Selective against a range of different cellular targets. As efficacious as fenretinide (Cat. No. 1396) in the reduction of serum RBP4 and retinol. Displaces transthyretin (TTR) from RBP4-TTR complexes.
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All-trans retinoic acid lowers serum retinol-binding protein 4 concentrations and increases Ins sensitivity in diabetic mice.
Manolescu et al.
Identification and characterization of a non-retinoid ligand for retinol-binding protein 4 which lowers serum retinol-binding protein 4 levels in vivo.
Motani et al.
Citation for A 1120
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Transgenic Mice Over-Expressing RBP4 Have RBP4-Dependent and Light-Independent Retinal Degeneration.
Authors: Du Et al.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2017;58:4375?4383
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