Sergliflozin etabonate

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Sergliflozin etabonate
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(4-methoxybenzyl)phenyl 6-O-(ethoxycarbonyl)-β-D-glucopyranoside
Clinical data
Legal status ?
Routes Oral
Identifiers
CAS number 408504-26-7 YesY
ATC code None
PubChem CID 9824918
ChemSpider 21234810 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL450044 N
Chemical data
Formula C23H28O9 
Mol. mass 448.463 g/mol
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Sergliflozin etabonate (INN/USAN,[1][2] codenamed GW869682X) is an investigational anti-diabetic drug being developed by GlaxoSmithKline. It did not undergo further development after phase II.[citation needed]

Method of action[edit]

Sergliflozin inhibits subtype 2 of the sodium-glucose transport proteins (SGLT2), which is responsible for at least 90% of the glucose reabsorption in the kidney. Blocking this transporter causes blood glucose to be eliminated through the urine.[3][4]

Chemistry[edit]

Etabonate refers to the ethyl carbonate group. The remaining structure, which is the active substance, is called sergliflozin.

Sergliflozin

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