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- Lovastatin, sold under the brand name Mevacor among others, is a statin medication, to treat high blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiovascular...
- Niacin/lovastatin (trade names Advicor) was a drug combination used for the treatment of dyslipidemia. It was a combination of the vitamin niacin in extended...
- supplement developed in the late 1970s after researchers were isolating lovastatin from Aspergillus and monacolins from Monascus, respectively, the latter...
- various forms of statins, some of which include atorvastatin, fluvastatin, lovastatin, pitavastatin, pravastatin, rosuvastatin, and simvastatin. Several[which...
- Monacolins are a group of compounds found in yeast species: Monacolin J Monacolin K or lovastatin...
- like xylanase. It was also the initial source for the drug mevinolin (lovastatin), a drug for lowering serum cholesterol. Aspergillus terreus can cause...
- HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors including simvastatin, simvastatin acid, lovastatin, fluvastatin, atorvastatin and cerivastatin inhibit the metabolism of...
- atorvastatin was a me-too version of rival Merck & Co.'s orphan drug lovastatin (brand name Mevacor). Mevacor, which was first marketed in 1987, was the...
- of producing 70 mg lovastatin per kilogram of substrate. The red yeast rice fungus, Monascus purpureus, can synthesize lovastatin, mevastatin, and the...
- cholesterol transport. Extended release niacin was combined with the lovastatin trade-named Advicor, and with simvastatin, trade-named Simcor as prescription...
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