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GENE - CHEMICAL INTERACTIONS REPORT

RGD ID: 69329
Species: Rattus norvegicus
RGD Object: Gene
Symbol: Mapt
Name: microtubule-associated protein tau
Acc ID: CHEBI:63618
Term: pravastatin
Definition: A carboxylic ester resulting from the formal condensation of (S)-2-methylbutyric acid with the hydroxy group adjacent to the ring junction of (3R,5R)-7-[(1S,2S,6S,8S,8aR)-6,8-dihydroxy-2-methyl-1,2,6,7,8,8a-hexahydronaphthalen-1-yl]-3,5-dihydroxyheptanoic acid. Derived from microbial transformation of mevastatin, pravastatin is a reversible inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA). The sodium salt is used for lowering cholesterol and preventing cardiovascular disease. It is one of the lower potency statins, but has the advantage of fewer side effects compared with lovastatin and simvastatin.
Chemical ID: MESH:D017035
Note: Use of the qualifier "multiple interactions" designates that the annotated interaction is comprised of a complex set of reactions and/or regulatory events, possibly involving additional chemicals and/or gene products.
QualifierEvidenceWithReferenceSourceNotesOriginal Reference(s)
decreases expressionEXP 6480464CTDPravastatin results in decreased expression of MAPT mRNA

PMID:27225895
affects expressionISORGD:7364966480464CTDPravastatin affects the expression of MAPT

PMID:19461118
decreases expressionISORGD:7364976480464CTDPravastatin results in decreased expression of MAPT mRNA

PMID:27225895
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