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Lovastatin

Lovastatin

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We are counted amongst as the foremost organizations, engaged in offering Lovastatin. This drug helps in lowering hepatic cholesterol synthesis by competitively inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase. It provides the enzyme that catalyzes the rate-limiting step in the cholesterol biosynthesis pathway via the mevalonic acid pathway. Lovastatin decreases serum LDL cholesterol by 29-32%, increases high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol by 4.6-7.3%, and decrease triglyceride levels by 2-12%. It is a potent anticholesteremic agent, inhibits 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme. It also stimulates the production of low-density lipoprotein receptors in the liver.


Features:

  • Product Name:Lovastatin
  • Synonyms:Mevacor; Monacolin K; mevinolin
  • CAS Number: 75330-75-5
  • Molecular Formula: C24H36O5
  • Molecular Weight: 404.54g/mol
  • Density: 1.12 g/cm3
  • Boiling Point: 559.2 oC at 760 mmHg
  • Melting Point: 175.4° C