Catalog Number: 3793
Chemical Name: 2-(4-(2-(Trifluoromethyl)phenyl)piperidine-1-carboxamido)benzoic acid
Biological Activity
High 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.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 25 mM in ethanol
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. All-trans retinoic acid lowers serum retinol-binding protein 4 concentrations and increases insulin sensitivity in diabetic mice.
    Manolescu et al.
    J.Nutr., 2009;140:311
  2. 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.
    J.Biol.Chem., 2009;284:7673
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