C6643

Sigma-Aldrich

Clofibrate

liquid

Synonym(s):
Ethyl 2-(4-chlorophenoxy)isobutyrate, Ethyl 2-(4-chlorophenoxy)-2-methylpropionate, 2-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-2-methylpropionic acid ethyl ester
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C12H15ClO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
242.70
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1913459
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77
Pricing and availability is not currently available.

form

liquid

Quality Level

color

clear colorless

density

1.14 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

originator

Wyeth

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CCOC(=O)C(C)(C)Oc1ccc(Cl)cc1

InChI

1S/C12H15ClO3/c1-4-15-11(14)12(2,3)16-10-7-5-9(13)6-8-10/h5-8H,4H2,1-3H3

InChI key

KNHUKKLJHYUCFP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... PPARA(5465)
mouse ... Ppara(19013)

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Packaging

250 mg in glass bottle
1, 5, 10 g in glass bottle
Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-α (PPARα) agonist. Antihyperlipoproteinemic believed to act by inhibiting cholesterol biosynthesis.

Features and Benefits

This compound is featured on the Nuclear Receptors (PPARs) page of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.
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This compound was developed by Wyeth. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

Legal Information

LOPAC is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 3082 9 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Drug treatment of lipid disorders.
R H Knopp
The New England journal of medicine, 341(7), 498-511 (1999-08-12)
Sara Chuang et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 52(17), 5344-5355 (2009-08-12)
Liver-fatty acid binding protein (L-FABP) is found in high levels in enterocytes and is involved in cytosolic solubilization of fatty acids. In addition, L-FABP has been shown to bind endogenous and exogenous lipophilic compounds, suggesting that it may also play...
Masayuki Yoshikawa et al.
Journal of natural products, 68(9), 1360-1365 (2005-09-27)
The methanolic extract and its n-butanol-soluble fraction from the flowers of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) were found to suppress serum triglyceride elevation in olive oil-treated mice. From the n-butanol-soluble fraction, three new acylated oleanane-type triterpene oligoglycosides, floratheasaponins A-C (1-3)...
Toshio Morikawa et al.
Journal of natural products, 71(5), 828-835 (2008-03-28)
The methanolic extract and its saponin fraction (methanol-eluted fraction) of the flowers of Bellis perennis were found to suppress serum triglyceride elevation in olive oil-treated mice. From the saponin fraction, seven new triterpene saponins, perennisosides I (1), II (2), III...
Leigh V Panlilio et al.
Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 37(8), 1838-1847 (2012-03-29)
Experimental drugs that activate α-type peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARα) have recently been shown to reduce the rewarding effects of nicotine in animals, but these drugs have not been approved for human use. The fibrates are a class of PPARα-activating medications...
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