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27696 Sigma-Aldrich

Mevastatin

≥96% (HPLC)

Synonym: Compactin, ML-236B

  • CAS Number 73573-88-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C23H34O5

  • Molecular Weight 390.51

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1269441

  •  MDL number MFCD05662341

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329753015

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Related Categories Antibacterial, Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics G-M, Biochemicals and Reagents,
InChI Key   AJLFOPYRIVGYMJ-INTXDZFKSA-N
assay   ≥96% (HPLC)
mp   151-153 °C
Mode of action   enzyme | inhibits
storage temp.   2-8°C

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Potent inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase, HMG-CoA reductase; Used e.g. in culturing compactin-resistant cell lines overaccumulating HMG-CoA reductase

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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