mevalonic acid


mevalonic acid
Key intermediate in polyprenyl biosynthesis and thus cholesterol synthesis. Derived from hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA (HMG-CoA) - a reaction inhibited by mevastatin.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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