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GENE - CHEMICAL INTERACTIONS REPORT

RGD ID: 621758
Species: Rattus norvegicus
RGD Object: Gene
Symbol: Casp12
Name: caspase 12
Acc ID: CHEBI:9150
Term: simvastatin
Definition: A member of the class of hexahydronaphthalenes that is lovastatin in which the 2-methylbutyrate ester moiety has been replaced by a 2,2-dimethylbutyrate ester group. It is used as a cholesterol-lowering and anti-cardiovascular disease drug.
Chemical ID: MESH:D019821
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)
multiple interactionsISORGD:13480776480464CTDSimvastatin results in increased cleavage of and results in increased activity of CASP12 protein

PMID:19253821
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