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Investigation of Pravastatin Sodium

Martin Vickers

10th November 2003

Experimental Data

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Chemical Name

Sodium [1S-[1α(β*,δ*2α,6α,8β(R*,8aα]]-1,2,6,7,8,8a-hexahydro-β,δ6-trihydroxy-2-methyl-8-(2-methyl-1-oxobutoxy)-1-naphthaline-heptanate

Chemical Formula


Preparation and Instrumentation Parameters


The unit cell was confirmed in 2007 from analysis of data collected from a high resolution synchrotron source.


Patent numbers (WIPO): WO0110813, WO0143723, WO03063836