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>Journals >Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social >Year 2009, Issue 2

Zárate A, Basurto L, Saucedo R
The Searching Discover of Statins and the Lasker Prize
Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 2009; 47 (2)

Language: Español
References: 7
Page: 119-120
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Akira Endo identified a cholesterol-lowering substance that antagonized HMGCoA reductase, decreasing cholesterol biosynthesis. These studies led to the development of statin, which was efficient to decrease cholesterol levels in blood in order to prevent atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease.

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