Central Agonism of GPR120 Acutely Inhibits Food Intake and Food Reward and Chronically Suppresses Anxiety-Like Behavior in Mice

788 views | Aug 23 2018

Auguste S et al. suggested that GPR120 could mediate the effects of central ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids to inhibit appetite. The anxiolytic effect elicited by GPR120 agonist infusions favors the testing of compounds that can enter the brain to activate GPR120 for the mitigation of anxiety. [Read the Full Post]

A Novel TGR5 Activator WB403 Promotes GLP-1 Secretion and Preserves Pancreatic β-Cells in Type 2 Diabetic Mice

1045 views | Mar 30 2018

Zheng C et al. demonstrated that TGR5 activator WB403 effectively promoted GLP-1 release, improved hyperglycemia and preserved the mass and function of pancreatic β-cells, whereas it did not show a significant side effect on gallbladder. [Read the Full Post]

TAK 875 was dissolved in dimethyl sulfoxide

2881 views | Feb 12 2014

AK-875 is a selective GPR40 agonist with EC50 of 14 nM, 400-fold more potent than oleic acid. [Read the Full Post]