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Synonyms: TAK 875 | TAK-875 | TAK875
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Fasiglifam is a positive allosteric modulator/partial agonist of the free fatty acid receptor 1 (FFA1, a.k.a. GPR40) . In the presence of endogenous free fatty acids (FFAs) fasiglifam enhances insulin secretion, by binding to an allosteric site distinct from the orthosteric FFA binding site. On its own, it elicits a low level of insulin secretion. These findings indicate that fasiglifam acts cooperatively with FFAs to promote insulin secretion.
Ligand Activity Visualisation Charts
These are box plot that provide a unique visualisation, summarising all the activity data for a ligand taken from ChEMBL and GtoPdb across multiple targets and species. Click on a plot to see the median, interquartile range, low and high data points. A value of zero indicates that no data are available. A separate chart is created for each target, and where possible the algorithm tries to merge ChEMBL and GtoPdb targets by matching them on name and UniProt accession, for each available species. However, please note that inconsistency in naming of targets may lead to data for the same target being reported across multiple charts.✖