Chemical Name: 4-[4-(4-Methylphenyl)-2-thiazolyl]-2-propylpyridine hydrobromide
Biological ActivityInhibitor of sterol regulatory element binding protein (SREBP); impairs the activation of SREBP-1 and SREBP-2. Exhibits antiproliferative effects in DU 145 cells independently of IGF-1 signaling (IC50 = 0.1 μM); reverses hyperglycemia in diabetic (ob/ob) mice. Cell permeable.
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A small molecule that blocks fat synthesis by inhibiting the activation of SREBP.
Kamisuki et al.
Identification of bioactive molecules by adipogenesis profiling of organic compounds.
Choi et al.
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Trafficking of cholesterol to the ER is required for NLRP3 inflammasome activation.
Authors: Roche Et al.
J Cell Biol 2018;217:3560
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