- Guide to PHARMACOLOGY
Ligand id: 2739
View more information in the IUPHAR Pharmacology Education Project: lovastatin
Molecular properties generated using the CDK
|Compound class||Natural product or derivative|
|Approved drug?||Yes (FDA (1987))|
|International Nonproprietary Names|
|(+)-mevinolin | 6α-methylcompactin | Mevacor®|
|Lovastatin is a 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase (HMG-CoA) inhibitor; a statin drug used for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
NB: there may be ambiguity in the chiral specification in the reported literature, compared to the structure represented here.
|CAS Registry No.||75330-75-5 (source: Scifinder)|
|GtoPdb PubChem SID||135652701|
|RCSB PDB Ligand||803|
|Search Google for chemical match using the InChIKey||PCZOHLXUXFIOCF-BXMDZJJMSA-N|
|Search Google for chemicals with the same backbone||PCZOHLXUXFIOCF|
|Search PubMed clinical trials||lovastatin|
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|Search UniChem for chemical match using the InChIKey||PCZOHLXUXFIOCF-BXMDZJJMSA-N|
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