- Guide to PHARMACOLOGY
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Mevastatin, originally isolated from Penicillium citrinum, was the first HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin) to be identified .
Note, the structure presented here is a representative one, as there is some ambiguity in the stereoisomeric specification, see  and  for the primary references.
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|Compound class||Synthetic organic|
|International Nonproprietary Names|
|compactin  | ML-236B |
|CAS Registry No.||73573-88-3|
|GtoPdb PubChem SID||135650602|
|RCSB PDB Ligand||2UO|
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Mevastatin (links to external site)
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