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lovastatin biosynthetic process (GO:0140735)
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The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of lovastatin (also known as mevinolin, mevacor or monacolin K), a hypolipidemic inhibitor of (3S)-hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase (HMGR).
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Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: lovastatin anabolism ;   lovastatin biosynthesis ;   lovastatin formation ;   lovastatin synthesis ;   mevacor anabolism ;   mevacor biosynthesis ;   mevacor biosynthetic process ;   mevacor formation ;   mevacor synthesis ;   mevinolin anabolism ;   mevinolin biosynthesis ;   mevinolin biosynthetic process ;   mevinolin formation, ;   mevinolin synthesis ;   monacolin K anabolism ;   monacolin K biosynthesis ;   monacolin K biosynthetic process ;   monacolin K formation ;   monacolin K synthesis
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY-7535 ;   kegg.module:M00893
Definition Sources: PMID:10334994, PMID:10381407

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