• Acarbose

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Description
Acarbose is pseudo-oligosaccharide with a terminal C7-cyclitol patented in 1975 by Bayer. Acarbose is a component of the amylostatin complex produced by species of Actinoplanes and Streptomyces. Acarbose acts as a potent inhibitor of α-glucosidases and saccharases. Since 1990, acarbose has been used therapeutically for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Acarbose is soluble in water with partial methanol, ethanol DMF and DMSO solubility.

    CAS Number

    56810-94-0

    Molecular Formula

    C25H43NO18

    Molecular Weight

    645.6

References

    References

    Chemistry and Biochemistry of Microbial alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitors. Truscheit, E. et al. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1981, 20, 744.

    Acarbose. A preliminary review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties, and therapeutic potential. Clissold S. P. &: Edwards C. Drugs. 1988, 35, 214.

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