Simvastatin

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Simvastatin | CAS No. 79902-63-9 | HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
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Description: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor

Chemical Name: (1S,3R,7S,8S,8aR)-1,2,3,7,8,8a-Hexahydro-3,7-dimethyl-8-[2-[(2R,4R)-tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-6-oxo-2H-pyran-2-yl]ethyl]-1-naphthalenyly-2,2-dimethyl butanoate

Purity: ≥98%

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Biological Activity

HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor; decreases levels of low density lipoprotein. Has multiple biological effects including bone formation stimulation, inhibition of smooth muscle cell proliferation and migration, induction of ferroptosis, and anticancer and anti-inflammatory activity. Inactive lactone prodrug of simvastatin hydroxy acid, naturally bioactivated in vivo following oral administration.

Deuterated analog also available.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
418.57
Formula:
C25H38O5
Solubility:
Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO and to 75 mM in ethanol
Purity:
≥98%
Storage:
Desiccate at -20°C
CAS No:
79902-63-9

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

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Background References

  1. STAT and bone formation.
    Garrett et al.
    Curr.Pharm.Des., 2001;7:715
  2. Potential anticancer effects of STAT: fact or fiction?
    Kaushal et al.
    Endothelium, 2003;10:49
  3. Pharmacological effects of HMG CoA reductase inhibitors other than lipoprotein modulation.
    White
    J.Clin.Pharmacol., 1999;39:111
  4. Preclinical pharmacokinetics of STAT.
    Reinoso et al.
    Methods Find.Exp.Clin.Pharmacol., 2002;24:593

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Role of mevalonate pathway inhibitor for protection of joint degeneration
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I used this drug to test the role of mevalonate pathway in joint integrity


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