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P4498 Sigma

Pravastatin sodium salt hydrate

≥98% (HPLC), powder

Synonym: R, δR,1S,2S,6S,8S,8aR)-1,2,6,7,8,8a-Hexahydro-β, δ,6-trihydroxy-2-methyl-8[(2S)-2-methyl-1-oxobutoxyl]-1-naphthaleneheptanoic acid sodium hydrate, Eptastatin sodium salt hydrate

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Competitive, water-soluble 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitor. Inhibits cholesterol synthesis in vivo (Ki ~1 nM).

Pravastatin sodium is a competitive, water-soluble 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitor.

Packaging

25 mg in glass bottle

Application

Pravastatin sodium salt hydrate has been used in the enzymatic method to measure mevalonic acid in serum.

Features and Benefits

This compound was developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

General description

Pravastatin sodium is an orally effective hypocholesterolaemic agent which is structurally similar to lovastatin and compactin.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
QJ7185000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


Cryopreserved Differentiated HepaRG™ Cells

Stabilizer Protein and RNA Stabilization Reagents
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Antilipemic Agents

Download BioFiles v7 n5 (3.18 Mb PDF) Back to Pharmaceutical Drugs and Drug Candidates homepage
Sami Barghshoon
BioFiles v7 n5, 2012, 21–24
Keywords: Anti-inflammatory agents, Cardiovascular, Chemical vapor deposition, Clinical, Diabetes, Inflammation, Oxidations, Pharmaceutical, Transcription

Cholesterol Biosynthesis Regulation

The amount of cholesterol that is synthesized in the liver is tightly regulated by dietary cholesterol levels. When dietary intake of cholesterol is high, synthesis is decreased and when dietary inta...
BioFiles 2007, 2.7, 6.
Keywords: Gene expression, Transcription

Dietary Terpenes

Terpenes comprise the largest and most diverse class of secondary metabolites; approximately 55,000 compounds have been identified to date.1 While the enzymes responsible for terpene synthesis are fo...
BioFiles 2008, 3.9, 4.
Keywords: Anti-inflammatory agents, Antimicrobials, Antiparasitics, Apoptosis, Building blocks, Cancer, Carcinogens, Cell division, Condensations, Detergents, Gene expression, Hormones, Insecticides, Isomerizations, Metabolites, Neurotransmitters, Poisons, Pollination, Reproduction, Vitamins

Discover Bioactive Small Molecules for Lipid Signaling Research

Within mammalian cells, a multitude of lipid compounds are found with a variety of cellular functions, including structural components of cell membranes and as second messengers in cell signaling pat...
Keywords: Absorption, Atomic absorption spectroscopy, Cancer, Cardiovascular, Cell signaling, Diabetes, Digestions, Diseases, Growth factors, Hormones, Inflammation, Lipid Metabolism, Lipid signaling, Metabolism

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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