A Molecular Docking and Pharmacokinetic Prediction of Thiazolidine-2, 4-dione Derivatives: Toward Novel Therapeutic Targets for Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus

Pradeep Tiwari, Renuka Suravajhala, Sonal Gupta, Pragya Chaturvedi, Sandeep Kumar Mathur, Pooran Singh Solanki, Babita Malik


Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a leading endocrine disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by hyperglycemia and high insulin resistance. The commonly prescribed oral therapeutic for insulin resistance in T2DM is Thiazolidine-2, 4-diones (TZDs). TZDs are a class of oral hypoglycemic agents that act on Peroxisome proliferator activating receptor-γ (PPAR-γ) receptors and are mainly expressed in the adipose tissues. In this work, we derive novel classes of TZDs and predict the nature of structural affinity using docking studies against the PPAR-γ. 

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