Tesaglitazar

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Tesaglitazar
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2S)-2-Ethoxy-3-[4-[2-(4-methylsulfonyloxyphenyl)ethoxy]phenyl]propanoic acid
Clinical data
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 251565-85-2 YesY
ATC code None
PubChem CID 208901
ChemSpider 180999 N
UNII 6734037O3L N
KEGG D01274 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL521632 N
Chemical data
Formula C20H24O7S 
Mol. mass 408.46
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Tesaglitazar (AZ 242) is a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor agonist with affinity to PPARα and PPARγ, proposed for type 2 diabetes.[1]

The drug had completed several phase III clinical trials,[2] however in May, 2006 AstraZeneca announced that it had discontinued further development.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilding JP, Gause-Nilsson I, Persson A (2007). "Tesaglitazar, as add-on therapy to sulphonylurea, dose-dependently improves glucose and lipid abnormalities in patients with type 2 diabetes". Diab Vasc Dis Res 4 (3): 194–203. doi:10.3132/dvdr.2007.040. PMID 17907109. 
  2. ^ "GALIDA (tesaglitazar) Clinical Trial Report Summaries". AstraZeneca. Retrieved 2008-03-17. [dead link]
  3. ^ "AstraZeneca Discontinues Development of GALIDA (tesaglitazar)". AstraZeneca. 2006-05-04. Retrieved 2012-07-23.