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O4139 Sigma

Orlistat

≥98%, solid

Synonym: (−)-Tetrahydrolipstatin, N-Formyl-L-leucine (1S)-1-[[(2S,3S)-3-hexyl-4-oxo-2-oxetanyl]methyl]dodecyl ester, Ro-18-0647

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Orlistat, used in obesity research, is a pancreatic lipase inhibitor that acts locally in the gastrointestinal tract to inhibit lipase.

Other Notes

Solution is not completely clear, small particles may remain floating.

Packaging

25, 100 mg in glass bottle

Features and Benefits

This compound was developed by Roche. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Discover Bioactive Small Molecules for Lipid Signaling Research

Within mammalian cells, a multitude of lipid compounds are found with a variety of cellular functions, including structural components of cell membranes and as second messengers in cell signaling pat...
Keywords: Absorption, Atomic absorption spectroscopy, Cancer, Cardiovascular, Cell signaling, Diabetes, Digestions, Diseases, Growth factors, Hormones, Inflammation, Lipid Metabolism, Lipid signaling, Metabolism

Fatty Acid Synthesis and Metabolism in Cancer Cells

Proliferatively active cells require fatty acids for functions such as membrane generation, protein modification, and bioenergetic requirements. These fatty acids are derived either from dietary sour...
Keywords: Apoptosis, Biofiles, Cancer, Carboxylations, Catalysis, Citric Acid Cycle, Gene expression, Glycolysis, Metabolism, Oxidations, PAGE, Phosphorylations

Roar Assay Kits for Studies in Lipoprotein Metabolism

This technical article is a compilation of select fluorescence-based activity assays developed by Roar Biomedical now offered through Sigma-Aldrich in kit format. The methods are well-characterized, ...
Robert Brocia
Roar Biomedical, Inc.
Keywords: Addition reactions, Cardiovascular, Chromatography, Clinical, Detection methods, Drug discovery, Esterifications, Gas chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Separation, Thin layer chromatography

Protocols

LPL Activity Assay Protocol

The kit is sufficient for 100 assays in 200 µL total assay volume. Substrate Emulsion                                    0.125 mL Catalog Number MAK109A LPL Standard, 75.7 mM                         ...
Keywords: Sample preparations

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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