Catalog Number: 2229
Chemical Name: [4-[[[2-[3-Fluoro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-methyl-5-thiazolyl]methyl]thio]-2-methylphenoxy]acetic acid
Biological Activity
Potent and highly selective PPARδ agonist. EC50 values are 0.001, 1.1 and 2 μM for transactivation of human PPARδ, -α, and -γ receptors respectively. Neuroprotective in rat cerebellar granule neuronal cultures after brief (12-hour) exposure but exhibits inherent toxicity after prolonged (48-hour) incubation. Increases rate of fatty acid oxidation and protects against ischemia/reperfusion injury in neonatal and adult cardiomyocytes.
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    Soluble to 50 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
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    Desiccate at +4°C
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Licensing Caveats:
Sold for research purposes under agreement from GlaxoSmithKline
Background References
  1. Novel selective small molecule agonists for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor δ (PPARδ) - Synthesis and biological activity.
    Sznaidman et al.
    Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett., 2003;13:1517
  2. Effect of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor β activator GW0742 in rat cultured cerebellar granule neurons.
    Smith et al.
    J.Neurosci.Res., 2004;77:240
  3. In vivo activation of peroxisome proliferator-activayed receptor-δ protects the heart from ischemia/reperfusion injury in Zucker fatty rats.
    Yue et al.
    J.Pharm.Exp.Ther., 2008;325:466
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