Potent HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (IC50 = 5.4 nM). Inhibits cholesterol synthesis in rat hepatocytes in vitro and in vivo. Reduces plasma LDL cholesterol levels. Orally bioavailable.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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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 500.57. 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 mL||9.99 mL||19.98 mL|
|5 mM||0.4 mL||2 mL||4 mL|
|10 mM||0.2 mL||1 mL||2 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.2 mL||0.4 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
McTaggart et al (2001) Preclinical and clinical pharmacology of Rosuvastatin, a new 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor. Am.J.Cardiol. 87 28B PMID: 11256847
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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
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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.