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Chemical Lovastatin

Name Lovastatin
CAS Type 1 Name Butanoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1,2,3,7,8,8a-hexahydro-3,7-dimethyl-8-(2-(tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-6-oxo-2H-pyran-2-yl)ethyl)-1-naphthalenyl ester, (1S-(1alpha(R*),3alpha,7beta,8beta(2S*,4S*),8abeta))-
Equivalent Terms 1 alpha-Isomer Lovastatin | 6 Methylcompactin | 6-Methylcompactin | alpha-Isomer Lovastatin, 1 | Lovastatin, 1 alpha Isomer | Lovastatin, 1 alpha-Isomer | Lovastatin, (1 alpha(S*))-Isomer | Mevacor | Mevinolin | MK803 | MK 803 | MK-803 | Monacolin K
CAS Registry Number 75330-75-5
Definition A fungal metabolite isolated from cultures of Aspergillus terreus. The compound is a potent anticholesteremic agent. It inhibits 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase (HYDROXYMETHYLGLUTARYL COA REDUCTASES), which is the rate-limiting enzyme in cholesterol biosynthesis. It also stimulates the production of low-density lipoprotein receptors in the liver.
Structure Lovastatin
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MeSH® ID D008148
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1. ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons, Cyclic Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons, Aromatic Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Naphthalenes Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Lovastatin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsPolycyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Naphthalenes Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Lovastatin Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Lovastatin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  6-(2-(8-((4-fluorobenzyl)oxy)-1,2,6,7,8,8a-hexahydro-2,6-dimethyl-1-naphthyl)ethyl)-4-hydroxy-3,4,5,6-tetrahydro-2H-pyran-2-one
  6-hydroxyisocompactin
  dihydrocompactin
  dihydromevinolin
  dihydroxy-7-(1,2,3,5,6,7,8,8a-octahydro-3,5-dihydroxy-2,6-dimethyl-8-(2-methylbutyryloxy)naphthalen-1-yl)heptanoic acid lactone
  dihydroxy-7-(1,2-dihydro-2-hydroxymethyl-6-methylnaphthalen-1-yl)heptanoic acid
  L 157012
  L 647318 Has associated diseases
  L 669262
  lovastatin-niacin combination Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  mevastatin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  mevinolinic acid
View node Simvastatin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  versicorin