Certificate of Analysis

 

Catalog Number: M1575
Product Name: Lovastatin
CAS Number: 75330-75-5

Physical and Chemical Properties
Formula: C24H36O5
Molecular Weight: 404.54
Solubility: 8 mg/mL in DMSO
Long-term Storage: at -20℃
Chemical Structure: Lovastatin Structure
Analytical Data
HPLC: Shows Min >99% purity
H-NMR: Consistent with structure
Product Information
Description: Lovastatin is an inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase with IC50 of 3.4 nM in a cell-free assay, used for lowering cholesterol (hypolipidemic agent).
   
Stability and Solubility Advice: Information concerning product stability, particularly in solution, has rarely been reported and in most cases we can only offer a general guide.
We recommend that stock solutions, once prepared, are stored aliquoted in tightly sealed vials at -20°C or below and used within 1 month.