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Pravastatin sodium salt
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.
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
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.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 446.51. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree 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||2.24 mL||11.2 mL||22.4 mL|
|5 mM||0.45 mL||2.24 mL||4.48 mL|
|10 mM||0.22 mL||1.12 mL||2.24 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.22 mL||0.45 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Hamelin and Turgeon (1998) Hydrophilicity/lipophilicity: relevance for the pharmacology and clinical effects of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. TiPS 19 26 PMID: 9509899
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3 Citations for Pravastatin sodium salt
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Vainio et al (2011) Phospholipase PLA2G7, associated with aggressive prostate cancer, promotes prostate cancer cell migration and invasion and is inhibited by STAT. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2 1176 PMID: 22202492
Rojo-Arreola et al (2014) Chemical and genetic validation of the statin drug target to treat the helminth disease, schistosomiasis. PLoS One 9 e87594 PMID: 24489942
Ding et al (2016) AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Alpha 2 Deletion Induces VSMC Phenotypic Switching and Reduces Features of Atherosclerotic Plaque Stability. Circ Res 119 718 PMID: 27439892
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Epilepsy is a brain disease that affects 60 million people globally. More than 20 anti-seizure drugs are currently available, but these do not address the underlying causes of the condition. This poster summarizes current knowledge about the development of the condition and highlights some approaches that have disease-modifying effects in proof-of-concept studies.