Antagonist of the angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AT1
= 3.7 nM). Exhibits antihypertensive activity in a renin-dependent model of hypertension. Partial agonist of PPARγ
receptors; shown to improve insulin sensitivity in rodents receiving high fat diets.
Soluble to 20 mM in DMSO
Store at RT
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An adipose tissue-independent insulin-sensitizing action of telmisartan: a study in lipodystrophic mice.
Rong et al.
Identification of telmisartan as a unique angiotensin II receptor antagonist with selective PPAR γ-modulating activity.
Benson et al.
6-substituted benzimidazoles as new nonpeptide angiotensin II receptor antagonists: synthesis, biological activity, and structure-activity relationships.
Ries et al.
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