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Catalog No.S2169 Synonyms: ZD4522
CAS No. 147098-20-2
Rosuvastatin Calcium (ZD4522) is a competitive inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase with IC50 of 11 nM in a cell-free assay.
Selleck's Rosuvastatin Calcium has been cited by 5 publications
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MDA-MB-231 cells were treated with simvastatin (SIM) or rosuvastatin (ROSU) in combination with ZOL for 48 h. Vitality and apoptosis were measured by using the cell titer blue and the caspase 3/7 Glo assay. Data are shown as mean ± SD of at least three individual experiments (*p ≤ 0.05; **p ≤ 0.01; ***p ≤ 0.001).
Cancer Lett, 2016, 375(1):162-71. . Rosuvastatin Calcium purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Rosuvastatin Calcium (ZD4522) is a competitive inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase with IC50 of 11 nM in a cell-free assay.|
Rosuvastatin is relatively hydrophilic and is highly selective for hepatic cells; its uptake is mediated by the liver-specific organic anion transporter OATP-C. Rosuvastatin is a high-affinity substrate for OATP-C with apparent association constant of 8.5 μM.  Rosuvastatin inhibits cholesterol biosynthesis in rat liver isolated hepatocytes with IC50 of 1.12 nM. Rosuvastatin causes approximately 10 times greater increase of mRNA of LDL receptors than pravastatin.  Rosuvastatin (100 μM) decreases the extent of U937 adhesion to TNF-α-stimulated HUVEC. Rosuvastatin inhibits the expressions of ICAM-1, MCP-1, IL-8, IL-6, and COX-2 mRNA and protein levels through inhibition of c-Jun N-terminal kinase and nuclear factor-kB in endothelial cells. 
|In vivo||Rosuvastatin is efficient on reducing plasma liquids. Rosuvastatin (3 mg/kg) daily administration for 14 days decreases plasma cholesterol levels by 26% in male beagle dogs with normal cholesterol levels. In cynomolgus monkeys, Rosuvastatin decreases plasma cholesterol levels by 22%  Rosuvastatin (20 mg/kg/day) administration for 2 weeks, significantly reduces very low-density lipoproteins (VLDL) in diabetes mellitus rats induced by Streptozocin.  Rosuvastatin shows antiatherothromhotic effects in vivo. Rosuvastatin (1.25 mg/kg) significantly inhibits thrombin-induced transmigration of monocvtes across mesenteric venules via inhibition of the endothelial cell surface expression of P-selectin, and increases the basal rate of nitric oxide in aortic segments by 2-fold times.  Rosuvastatin (20 mg/kg) inhibits ROS production, normalizes NO-dependent endothelial function and reduces platelet activation in diabetic rats induced by Streptozocin.  Rosuvastatin displays cardioprotective effects in vivo. Rosuvastatin (80 mg) is shows to decrease infarct size and improve cardiac mechanical function after ischemia/reperfusion in animal model. The cardioprotective properties of Rosuvastatin may be due to the improvement of coronary blood flow, decrease in resistance of coronary arteries mediated by enhanced eNOS expression, and the subsequent increase in the production of vascular endothelial NO.  Rosuvastatin (2.0 mg/kg) attenuates left ventricular hypertrophy produced by transaortic constriction in mice through regulation of Racl protein and NADPH oxidase activities. |
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|In vitro||DMSO||100 mg/mL warmed (199.77 mM)|
|In vivo||Add solvents to the product individually and in order(Data is from Selleck tests instead of citations):
4% DMSO+30% PEG 300+dd H2O
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT04303806||Not yet recruiting||Drug: rosuvastatin||Preeclampsia||Assiut University||October 2020||Phase 2|
|NCT04515628||Not yet recruiting||Drug: Rosuvastatin|Drug: Branebrutinib||Healthy Participants||Bristol-Myers Squibb||August 17 2020||Phase 1|
|NCT04252300||Active not recruiting||Drug: Rosuvastatin|Drug: Rosuvastatin + BAY1817080||Drug Interactions||Bayer||March 2 2020||Phase 1|
|NCT04253353||Recruiting||Drug: tafamidis|Drug: rosuvastatin||Healthy Volunteers||Pfizer||February 6 2020||Phase 1|
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