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Compound Summary for: CID 3034010


Also known as: Tetrahydrolipstatin, Orlipastat, Xenical, Alli, 96829-58-2, (-)-Tetrahydrolipstatin, Orlipastatum, Orlipastatum [INN-Latin]
Molecular Formula: C29H53NO5   Molecular Weight: 495.73482   InChIKey: AHLBNYSZXLDEJQ-FWEHEUNISA-N
Orlistat is a drug designed to treat obesity. Its primary function is preventing the absorption of fats from the human diet, thereby reducing caloric intake. Orlistat works by inhibiting pancreatic lipase, an enzyme that breaks down triglycerides in the intestine. Without this enzyme, triglycerides from the diet are prevented from being hydrolyzed into absorbable free fatty acids and are excreted undigested.   From: DrugBank
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