Synthetic inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase (Ki = 1.7 nM). Lowers low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels. Displays minimal metabolism by cytochrome P450 enzymes, with little involvement of CYP3A4. Shown to improve cardiac function and survival in a rat model of hypertensive heart failure.
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 440.5. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.27 mL||11.35 mL||22.7 mL|
|5 mM||0.45 mL||2.27 mL||4.54 mL|
|10 mM||0.23 mL||1.14 mL||2.27 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.23 mL||0.45 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Saka et al (2006) Pitavastatin improves cardiac function and survival in association with suppression of the myocardial endothelin system in a rat model of hypertensive heart failure. J.Cardiovasc.Pharmacol. 47 770 PMID: 16810078
Mukhtar et al (2005) Pitavastatin. Int.J.Clin.Pract. 59 239 PMID: 15854203
Aoki et al (1997) Pharmacological profile of a novel synthetic inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase. Arzneimittelforschung. 47 904 PMID: 9296275
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