Pravastatin sodium salt
Chemical Name: (βR,δR,1S,2S,6S,8S,8aR)-1,2,6,7,8,8a-Hexahydro-β,δ,6-trihydroxy-2-methyl-8-[(2S)-2-methyl-1-oxobutoxy]-1-naphthaleneheptanoic acid monosodium salt
Biological ActivityPravastatin sodium salt is a water-soluble, competitive inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methyl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase. Potently blocks cholesterol synthesis in vivo (Ki~ 1 nM) and displays cardioprotective properties.
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Hydrophilicity/lipophilicity: relevance for the pharmacology and clinical effects of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors.
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AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Alpha 2 Deletion Induces VSMC Phenotypic Switching and Reduces Features of Atherosclerotic Plaque Stability.
Authors: Ding Et al.
Circ Res 2016;119:718
Chemical and genetic validation of the statin drug target to treat the helminth disease, schistosomiasis.
Authors: Rojo-Arreola Et al.
PLoS One 2014;9:e87594
Phospholipase PLA2G7, associated with aggressive prostate cancer, promotes prostate cancer cell migration and invasion and is inhibited by STAT.
Authors: Vainio Et al.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2011;2:1176
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