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A8980 Sigma

Acarbose

≥95%

Synonym: 4",6"-Dideoxy-4"-([1S]-[1,4,6/5]-4,5,6-trihydroxy-3-hydroxymethyl-2-yclohexenylamino)-maltotriose

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Modified tetrasaccharide that acts as a reversible α -glucosidase inhibitor.

Packaging

1 g in poly bottle

Application

Acarbose, a derivitized maltotriose antidiabetic drug, is a reversible α-glucosidase inhibitor used in medical studies to control the effects of Type II diabetes. Acarbose is often used as a reference to which other α-glucosidase inhibitors are compared.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


Expore Enzymes, Proteins & Cofactors
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Insulin Signaling and Energy Homeostasis

Glucose metabolism is regulated by the opposing actions of insulin and glucagon. Insulin is released from pancreatic ß cells in response to high blood glucose levels and regulates glucose metabolism ...
Linda Stephenson, Ph.D.
Biofiles v6 n4, 2011
Keywords: Apoptosis, Biological processes, Carboxylations, Catalog, Diabetes, Gene expression, Gluconeogenesis, Glycolysis, Hormones, Metabolism, Metabolites, Transcription, Transduction, Type

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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