GW 4064

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Catalog Number:2473
Chemical Name:3-[2-[2-Chloro-4-[[3-(2,6-dichlorophenyl)-5-(1-methylethyl)-4-isoxazolyl]methoxy]phenyl]ethenyl]benzoic acid
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Biological Activity
Selective, non-steroidal farnesoid X receptor (FXR) agonist (EC50 = 15 nM). Displays no activity at other nuclear receptors at concentrations up to 1 μM. Improves hyperglycaemia and hyperlipidemia in diabetic db/db mice. Shown to suppress autophagy in nutrient-deprived mouse hepatocytes.
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
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    Desiccate at +4°C
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  1. Macrophage-derived IL-1β/NF-κB signaling mediates parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis.
    Authors: Kasmi
    Nat Commun  2018;9(1):1393
  2. Activation of FXR pathway does not alter glial cell function.
    Authors: Albrecht Et al.
    J Neuroinflammation  2017;14:66
  3. Mutations in the nuclear bile acid receptor FXR cause progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis.
    Authors: Gomez-Ospina Et al.
    J Hematol Oncol  2016;7:10713
  4. The transcription cofactor CRTC1 protects from aberrant hepatic lipid accumulation
    Authors: Kim Et al.
    Scientific Reports  2016;6:37280
  5. Hormesis in Cholestatic Liver Disease; Preconditioning with Low Bile Acid Concentrations Protects against Bile Acid-Induced Toxicity.
    Authors: Verhaag Et al.
    PLoS One  2016;11:e0149782
  6. Human FXR regulates SHP expression through direct binding to an LRH-1 binding site, independent of an IR-1 and LRH-1.
    Authors: Hoeke Et al.
    PLoS One  2014;9:e88011
  7. Nutrient-sensing nuclear receptors coordinate autophagy.
    Authors: Lee Et al.
    Nature  2014;516:112
  8. Cysteine sulfinic acid decarboxylase regulation: A role for farnesoid X receptor and small heterodimer partner in murine hepatic taurine metabolism.
    Authors: Kerr Et al.
    Hepatol Res  2014;44:E218
  9. Regulation of human cytosolic sulfotransferases 1C2 and 1C3 by nuclear signaling pathways in LS180 colorectal adenocarcinoma cells.
    Authors: Rondini Et al.
    J Clin Invest  2014;42:361
  10. GW4064, a farnesoid X receptor agonist, upregulates adipokine expression in preadipocytes and HepG2 cells.
    Authors: Xin Et al.
    World J Gastroenterol  2014;20:15727
  11. Conformational dynamics of human FXR-LBD ligand interactions studied by hydrogen/deuterium exchange mass spectrometry: insights into the antagonism of the hypolipidemic agent Z-guggulsterone.
    Authors: Yang Et al.
    Biochim Biophys Acta  2014;1844:1684
  12. Development of time resolved fluorescence resonance energy transfer-based assay for FXR antagonist discovery.
    Authors: Yu Et al.
    Bioorg Med Chem  2013;21:4266
  13. Impact of bile acids on the growth of human cholangiocarcinoma via FXR.
    Authors: Dai Et al.
    Drug Metab Dispos  2011;4:41
  14. Bile acid stimulates hepatocyte polarization through a cAMP-Epac-MEK-LKB1-AMPK pathway.
    Authors: Fu Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A  2011;108:1403
  15. Farnesoid X receptor critically determines the fibrotic response in mice but is expressed to a low extent in human hepatic stellate cells and periductal myofibroblasts.
    Authors: Fickert Et al.
    Am J Pathol  2009;175:2392
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