AICAR

Catalog #: 27049
Size: 25 mg
$105
MW: 258.2 Da
CAS Registry #: 2627-69-2
Formula: C9H14N4O5
Description:
AICAR, also known as acadesine, is an adenosine regulating agent and AMPK activator. AICAR was found to activate AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) in skeletal muscle, inhibit acetyl-CoA carboxylase, reduce malonyl-CoA, and increase fatty acid oxidation and glucose uptake. Note: This product is not 5'-phosphorylated.
Synonym(s):
Acadesine, AIC -Riboside, 5-Aminoimidazole-4-carboxamide riboside
Purity:

≥99%

Solubility:
Soluble in DMSO at 40 mg/ml; soluble in ethanol at 2 mg/ml with warming; soluble in water at 20 mg/ml with warming
Format:
Tan powder
Storage / Stability:
Store at or below –20°C. Solid form is stable at least 12 months from date of receipt, when stored as directed. Do not store aqueous solutions for more than one day.
Reference(s):
Merrill, G.F., et al. Am. J. Physiol. 273: E1107-E1112 (1997).
Scientific Category:
ACC
Product Type:
Inhibitor
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