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MedKoo CAT#: 524366

CAS#: 199113-98-9

Description: Balaglitazone, also known as DRF-2593; NNC-61-0645; NNC-61-2344; NN-2344; NNC-610645; NNC-612344, is an agonist of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) γ. Balaglitazone plays an important role in the regulation of insulin, triglycerides and lipid metabolism. It is an attractive target for the therapy of Type II Diabetes. Balaglitazone is a partial agonist of PPARγ. It has showed potent effects on lowering blood glucose in various animal models.

Price and Availability




Balaglitazone, purity > 98%, is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 524366
Name: Balaglitazone
CAS#: 199113-98-9
Chemical Formula: C20H17N3O4S
Exact Mass: 395.09398
Molecular Weight: 395.43
Elemental Analysis: C, 60.75; H, 4.33; N, 10.63; O, 16.18; S, 8.11

Synonym: Balaglitazone; DRF-2593; NNC-61-0645; NNC-61-2344; NN-2344; NNC-610645; NNC-612344.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 5-(p-((3,4-Dihydro-3-methyl-4-oxo-2-quinazolinyl)methoxy)benzyl)-2,4-thiazolidinedione


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H17N3O4S/c1-23-17(21-15-5-3-2-4-14(15)19(23)25)11-27-13-8-6-12(7-9-13)10-16-18(24)22-20(26)28-16/h2-9,16H,10-11H2,1H3,(H,22,24,26)

SMILES Code: Cn1c(nc2ccccc2c1=O)COc3ccc(cc3)CC4C(=O)NC(=O)S4

Technical Data

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life:
>2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

Harmonized System Code:


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