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Synonym: (±)-MVA-Li, rac.-MVA-Li, Lithium (±)
CAS Number 150-97-0 (free acid)
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H11O4 · xLi+
Molecular Weight 147.15 (free acid basis)
|grade||analytical reference material|
|assay||â‰¥85.0% (calculated as free acid, qNMR)|
|shelf life||limited shelf life, expiry date on the label|
|gas chromatography (GC): suitable|
NMR-Internal standard: Dimethylsulfone
Metabolite of the mevalonate pathway, which plays a key role in the biosynthesis of sterols, dolichol, heme and ubiquinone. Of interest for research in the disease areas oncology, autoimmune diseases, artherosclerosis and Alzheimer disease, as well as for inherited deficiencies of mevalonate kinase.
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