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Squalene synthase inhibitors suppress triglyceride biosynthesis through the farnesol pathway in rat hepatocytes Published, JLR Papers in Press, October 16, 2002. DOI 10.1194/jlr.M200316-JLR200
We recently demonstrated that squalene synthase (SQS) inhibitors reduce plasma triglyceride through an LDL receptor-independent mechanism in Watanabe heritable hyperlipidemic rabbits (Hiyoshi et al.Expand
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In Vitro and In Vivo Activities of E5700 and ER-119884, Two Novel Orally Active Squalene Synthase Inhibitors, against Trypanosoma cruzi
ABSTRACT Chagas' disease is a serious public health problem in Latin America, and no treatment is available for the prevalent chronic stage. Its causative agent, Trypanosoma cruzi, requires specificExpand
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The novel and orally active thrombin receptor antagonist E5555 (Atopaxar) inhibits arterial thrombosis without affecting bleeding time in guinea pigs.
Thrombin is a powerful agonist for platelets, the action of which is mediated by the thrombin receptor protease-activated receptor-1 (PAR-1). Recently, we discovered that E5555Expand
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Squalene synthase inhibitors reduce plasma triglyceride through a low-density lipoprotein receptor-independent mechanism.
Inhibitors of squalene synthase are considered to be candidate drugs to reduce both plasma cholesterol and triglyceride. However, little is known about the mechanism of squalene synthaseExpand
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Effect of ER-27856, a novel squalene synthase inhibitor, on plasma cholesterol in rhesus monkeys: comparison with 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coa reductase inhibitors.
Squalene synthase (SQS; EC plays an important role in the cholesterol biosynthetic pathway. We discovered ER-28448, 5-(N-[2-butenyl-3-(2-methoxyphenyl)]-N-methylamino)-1,Expand
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Simple and sensitive quantitation method for mevalonic acid in plasma using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry.
The combination of gas chromatography and mass spectrometry using a polar capillary column and isobutane chemical ionization made it possible to determine mevalonic acid (MVA) as the lactone atExpand
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cDNA cloning and expression of Xenopus sperm‐specific basic nuclear protein 5 (SP5) gene
As part of our continuing program to understand the molecular mechanisms controlling the synthesis of sperm‐specific nuclear proteins (SPs1–6) during spermatogenesis in Xenopus, we report here on theExpand
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Selective tissue factor/factor VIIa Inhibitor, ER-410660, and its prodrug, E5539, have anti-venous and anti-arterial thrombotic effects with a low risk of bleeding.
INTRODUCTION Many anticoagulant drugs target factors common to both the intrinsic and extrinsic coagulation pathways, which may lead to bleeding complications. Since the tissue factor (TF)/factorExpand
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