Butanoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1,2,3,7,8,8a-hexahydro-7-methyl-8-[2-(tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-6-oxo-2H-pyran-2-yl)ethyl]-1-naphthalenyl ester, [1S-[1α(R*),7β,8β(2S*,4S*),8aβ]]-; (+)-Compactin; Antibiotic ML 236B; CS 500; CS 500 (antibiotic); Compactin; Compactin (Penicillium); L 637312; ML 236B; ML 236B lactone; Mevastatin; NSC 281245; Statin I
Chem abstract number:
Biosynthesis of ML-236C and the hypocholesterolemic agents compactin by Penicillium aurantiogriseum and lovastatin by Aspergillus terreus: determination of the origin of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms by 13C NMR spectrometry and observation of unusual labeling of acetate-derived oxygens by 18O2. Wagschal, Kurt; Yoshizawa, Yuko; Witter, David J.; Liu, Yaoquan; Vederas, John C. Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1: Organic and Bio-Organic Chemistry (1996), (19), 2357-2363. Production and purification of statins from Aspergillus terreus strains. Manzoni, Matilde;...
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