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GW 501516

Item № 10004272
CAS № 317318-70-0
Purity ≥98%
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                (CAS 317318-70-0)
     1 mg $35.00 0.00
     5 mg $70.00 0.00
     10 mg $123.00 0.00

Pricing updated 2019-07-23. Prices are subject to change without notice.

  • GW 1516

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor δ (PPARδ) stimulation or over-expression in adipocytes leads to increased fatty acid oxidation, improved exercise tolerance, and resistance to obesity.1 GW 501516 is the first highly selective synthetic PPARδ agonist available. GW 501516 binds to human PPARδ with an IC50 value of 1 nM, and is at least 100-fold selective for PPARδ compared to PPARα and PPARγ.2 In obese primates, GW 501516 increases high density lipoprotein cholesterol and apolipoprotein A-1 specific reverse cholesterol transport.3 GW 501516 is therefore a model compound for a new type of obesity therapeutic, as well as a selective pharmacological tool for understanding lipid metabolism.

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Technical Information
Formal Name
2-[2-methyl-4-[[[4-methyl-2-[4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-5-thiazolyl]methyl]thio]phenoxy]-acetic acid
CAS Number
  • GW 1516
Molecular Formula
Formula Weight
A crystalline solid
201, 318 nm
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Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere
≥ 2 years
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1. Wang, Y.X., Lee, C.H., Tiep, S., et al. Peroxisome-proliferator-activated receptor δ activates fat metabolism to prevent obesity Cell 113, 159-170 (2003).

2. Sznaidman, M.L., Haffner, C.D., Maloney, P.R., et al. Novel selective small molecule agonists for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor δ (PPARδ)-synthesis and biological activity Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 13(9), 1517-1521 (2003).

3. Oliver, W.R., Shenk, J.L., Snaith, M.R., et al. A selective peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor δ agonist promotes reverse cholesterol transport Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 98(9), 5306-5311 (2001).

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