M. Ablise, A. Cartier, G. Siest, S. Visvikis and V. Loppinet Pages 97 - 102 ( 6 )
Hypolipidemic pharmacophoric moieties of statins, fibrates, ACAT inhibitors and beta-sitosterol analog series were identified by computational modeling, and compared with the computed structure of new potential glycyrrhetinic acid derivatives lipid-lowering drugs. Their electronic and geometric domains, similar to those of fibrates, suggest a fibrate -like mechanism matching biochemical data.
acat inhibitors, molecular modeling, glycyrrhizin, glycyrrhiza glabra
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