Chiral Reagents, Heterocycles, Inhibitors, Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals,
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4α,5-Dihydro Simvastatin is an impurity in the synthesis of Simvastatin (S485000), a synthetic derivative of a fermentation product of Aspergillus terreus. A competitive inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase. A synthetic analog of Lovastatin. Antilipemic. Simvastatin, the drug, is sold under the trade name Zocor.