Atorvastatin hemicalcium salt

Cat. No. 3776

Atorvastatin hemicalcium salt C33H34FN2O5.½Ca [134523-03-8]

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Alternative Name: Lipitor

Chemical Name: (R,R)-2-(4-Fluorophenyl)-β,δ-dihydroxy-5-(1-methylethyl)-3-phenyl-4-[(phenylamino)carbonyl]-1H-pyrrole-1-heptanoic acid hemicalcium salt

Biological Activity

Potent HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (IC50 = 8 nM). Reduces circulating LDL-C by inhibiting cholesterol biosynthesis and inducing expression of LDL receptors. Inhibits smooth muscle cell proliferation in vitro and exhibits antinociceptive effects in the inflammatory hypernociception model.

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Sold for research purposes under agreement from Pfizer Inc.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at +4°C

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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.

Santodomingo-Garzon et al (2006) Atorvastatin inhibits inflammatory hypernociception. Br.J.Pharmacol. 149 14. PMID: 16865092.

Vaughan et al (2004) Update on statins: 2003. Circulation 110 886. PMID: 15313959.

Istvan et al (2001) Structural mechanism for statin inhibition of HMG-CoA reductase. Science 292 1160. PMID: 11349148.

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