OBO ID: CHEBI:40303
Term Name: lovastatin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (1S,3R,7S,8S,8aR)-1,2,3,7,8,8a-hexahydro-3,7-dimethyl-8-(2-(2R,4R)-(tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-6-oxo-2H-pyran-2-yl)ethyl)-1-naphthalenyl (S)-2-methyl-butyrate
  • (1S,3R,7S,8S,8aR)-8-{2-[(2R,4R)-4-hydroxy-6-oxotetrahydro-2H-pyran-2-yl]ethyl}-3,7-dimethyl-1,2,3,7,8,8a-hexahydronaphthalen-1-yl (2S)-2-methylbutanoate
  • 2beta,6alpha-dimethyl-8alpha-(2-methyl-1-oxobutoxy)-mevinic acid lactone
  • 6alpha-methylcompactin
  • Lovastatin
  • Mevacor
  • Mevinolin
  • MK-803
  • ML-530B
Definition: A fatty acid ester that is mevastatin carrying an additional methyl group on the carbobicyclic skeleton. It is used in as an anticholesteremic drug and has been found in fungal species such as Aspergillus terreus and Pleurotus ostreatus (oyster mushroom).
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available