"Meglutol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An antilipemic agent which lowers cholesterol, triglycerides, serum beta-lipoproteins and phospholipids. It acts by interfering with the enzymatic steps involved in the conversion of acetate to hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A as well as inhibiting the activity of HYDROXYMETHYLGLUTARYL COA REDUCTASES which is the rate limiting enzyme in the biosynthesis of cholesterol.
- 3-Hydroxy-3-methylpentanedioic Acid
- 3 Hydroxy 3 methylpentanedioic Acid
- Acid, 3-Hydroxy-3-methylpentanedioic
- beta Hydroxy beta Methylglutarate
- 3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaric Acid
- 3 Hydroxy 3 methylglutaric Acid
- Acid, 3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaric
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