- Guide to PHARMACOLOGY
Ligand id: 2955
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Molecular properties generated using the CDK
|Compound class||Synthetic organic|
|Approved drug?||Yes (FDA (1991), EMA (2013))|
|WHO Essential Medicine||WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (21st List, 2019). Access PDF version.|
|International Nonproprietary Names|
|MK-733 | Zocor®|
|Simvastatin is a statin class anti-dyslipidemia drug. It is synthetically derived from a fermantation product from Aspergillus terreus.
Simvastatin is on the World Health Organisation's List of Essential Medicines. Click here to access the pdf version of the WHO's 21st Essential Medicines list (2019).
|CAS Registry No.||79902-63-9 (source: Scifinder)|
|GtoPdb PubChem SID||135651045|
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