Ciprofibrate is a hypolipidemic compound that can induce proliferation of peroxisomes in liver cells of rats. Known to be a PPARα (peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α) agonist.
Comparison of the effects of various peroxisome proliferators on peroxisomal enzyme activities, DNA synthesis, and apoptosis in rat and human hepatocyte cultures: V. Goll, et al.; Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 160, 21 (1999) Phosphorylation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha in rat Fao cells and stimulation by ciprofibrate: P. Passilly, et al.; Biochem. Pharmacol. 58, 1001 (1999) Differences in cell proliferation in rodent and human hepatic derived cell lines exposed to ciprofibrate: M.C. Clemencet, et al.; Cancer Lett. 222, 217 (2005) P450 CYP2C epoxygenase and CYP4A w-hydroxylase mediate ciprofibrate-induced PPARa-dependent peroxisomal proliferation: A. Gatica, et al.; J. Lipid Res. 48, 924 (2007) Lalwani ND, Reddy MK, Qureshi SA et al. Hum Toxicol. 2:27-48 (1983). Clemencet MC, Muzio G, Trombetta A et al. Cancer Lett. 222:217-226 (2005).
Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc. is a world leader in the development of products for the biomedical research market. Call us Toll Free at 1-800-457-3801.
Copyright © 2007-2016 Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc. All Rights Reserved. "Santa Cruz Biotechnology", and the Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc. logo, "Santa Cruz Animal Health", "San Juan Ranch", "Supplement of Champions", the San Juan Ranch logo, "Ultracruz", "Chemcruz", "Immunocruz", "Exactacruz", and "EZ Touch" are registered trademarks of Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.
All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.