A subject of the invention is a compound 3-dodecylsulfanyl-butyric acid for use as a drug, especially for use in the treatment and prevention of the development of insulin resistance. The invention also relates to a pharmaceutical composition containing 3-dodecylsulfanyl-butyric acid as an active ingredient, and to the use of 3-dodecylsulfanyl-butyric acid for the manufacture of a drug for the prevention of insulin resistance.
Patent was granted in Poland. Nencki Institute is the co-owner of the applicable rights with University of Warmia and Mazury. Institute is the leader of patent protection and commercialization related activities.
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