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Lovastatin

Product Details

Catalog Number: 7537550
Description:

Lovastatin is potent inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase (HMG-CoA reductase) that was initially isolated from A. terreus. It interferes with the production of cholesterol and suppresses TNF-induced NF-kB activation.

Synonyms: Mevacor, Mevinolin, 6-Methylcompactin, MK-803

Application:

Formulation:
Crystalline solid
Chemical Name:
[(1S,3R,7S,8S,8aR)-8-[2-[(2R,4R)-4-hydroxy-6-oxooxan-2-yl]ethyl]-3,7-dimethyl-1,2,3,7,8,8a-hexahydronaphthalen-1-yl] (2S)-2-methylbutanoate
Molecular Formula:

C24H36O5

Molecular Weight:

404.5
CAS Number:
75330-75-5
Purity:
≥98%

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Research Interest

Country Of Origin: USA

Not for human use.