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Rosiglitazone maleate | PPAR gamma agonist

Rosiglitazone (155141-29-0) is a prototypical TZD antidiabetic agent. Potent and selective PPARγ agonist (Kd=43 nM).1,2  Clinically useful antihyperglycemc agent.3  Induces a brown fat gene program in subcutaneous white adipose tissue via activation of the PRDM16 protein.4 Induces differentiation of pluripotent stem cells into adipocytes.5

1) Cantello et al. (1994), [[omega-(Heterocyclylamino)alkoxy]benzyl]-2,4-thiazolidinediones as potent antihyperglycemic agents; J. Med. Chem., 37 3977
2) Lehmann et al. (1995) An antidiabetic thiazolidinedione is a high affinity ligand for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARgamma); J. Biol. Chem., 270 12953
3) Wilson et al. (1996), The structure-activity relationship between peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma agonism and the antihyperglycemic activity of thiazolidinediones; J. Med. Chem., 39 665
4) Haruya et al. (2012), PPARγ agonists induce a white-to-brown fat conversion through stabilization of PRDM16 protein; Cell Metab., 15 395
5) Ruiz-Ojeda et al. (2016), Cell Models and their Application for Studying Adipogenic Differentiation in Relation to Obesity: A Review; Int. J. Mol. Sci., 17 E1040

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Catalog Number:
PPARγ agonist
Alternate Names:
Avandia; BRL49653
Chemical Name:
5-[[4-[2-(Methyl-2-pyridinylamino)ethoxy]phenyl]methyl]-2,4-thiazolidinedione maleate
Molecular Weight:
Molecular Formula:
Soluble in DMSO (up to 50 mg/ml).
Physical Properties:
White solid
98% by TLC
NMR (Conforms)
Storage Temperature:
Stable for 2 years as supplied. Solutions in DMSO may be stored at -20°C for up to 3 months
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Materials provided by Focus Biomolecules are for laboratory research use only and are not intended for human or veterinary applications.

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