Cat. No. 3309
Chemical Name: (±)-(3R*,5S*,6E)-7-[3-(4-Fluoropheny
Biological ActivityOrally active, potent and competitive HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (IC50 = 40 -100 nM at human liver microsomes). Inhibits vascular smooth muscle proliferation in vitro (IC50 = 70 nM) and exhibits antihypercholesterolemic and antioxidant activity in vivo.
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Dansette et al (2000) HMG-CoA reductase activity in human liver microsomes: comparative inhibition by statins. Exp.Toxicol.Pathol. 52 145. PMID: 10965989.
Yamamoto et al (2001) Antioxidative effects of fluvastatin, an inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase, on peroxidation of phospholipid liposomes. J.Pharm.Pharmacol. 53 227. PMID: 11273020.
Turner et al (2007) Comparison of the efficacies of five different statins on inhibition of human saphenous vein smooth muscle cell proliferation and invasion. J.Cardiovasc.Pharmacol. 50 458. PMID: 18049315.
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Keywords: Fluvastatin sodium, supplier, HMG-CoA, reductases, inhibitors