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Compound Summary for: CID 150311

ezetimibe

Also known as: Zetia, Ezetrol, Ezedoc, 163222-33-1, Sch 58235, SCH-58235, Zient, UNII-EOR26LQQ24, Zetia (TN)
Molecular Formula: C24H21F2NO3   Molecular Weight: 409.425246   InChIKey: OLNTVTPDXPETLC-XPWALMASSA-N
Ezetimibe is an anti-hyperlipidemic medication which is used to lower cholesterol levels. Specifically, it appears to bind to a critical mediator of cholesterol absorption, the Niemann-Pick C1-Like 1 (NPC1L1) protein on the gastrointestinal tract epithelial cells as well as in hepatocytes.   From: DrugBank
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