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Pioglitazone (5-phenyl]methyl-2,4-thiazolidinedione)


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Thiazolidinedione (TZD) reference compound. Selective PPARgamma agonist. Selectively activates PPARgamma-1. Anti-diabetic , decreasing insulin resistance in adipose tissue. Is about one tenth as potent as rosiglitazone. Lipid metabolism modulator. Estrogen synthesis inhibitor. NF-kappaB inhibitor. Neuroprotective.
Catalog #045152
Storage and StabilityShort-term Storage: +4°C
Long-term Storage: -20°C
Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at -20°C.
CAS Number111025-46-8
Molecular FormulaC19H20N2O3S
Molecular Weight356.4
Purity>98% (1H-NMR)
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Alternate names5-phenyl]methyl-2,4-thiazolidinedione

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