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Substances isolated after cultivation of a microorganism belonging to the genus Aspergillus in a culture medium comprise a compound designated MSD803 which has the lactone structure: ##STR1## as well as its free hydroxy acid form. Together with salts and esters of the free acid form, these compounds form a class of highly active hypocholesteremic and hypolipemic medicaments.

Title
Hypocholesteremic fermentation products and process of preparation
Application Number
6/48946
Publication Number
4231938
Application Date
June 15, 1979
Publication Date
November 4, 1980
Inventor
George Albers Schonberg
Princeton
NJ, US
Carl H Hoffman
Scotch Plains
NJ, US
Alfred W Alberts
Short Hills
NJ, US
Richard L Monaghan
Somerset
NJ, US
Agent
Harry E Westlake Jr
William H Nicholson
Assignee
Merck & Co
NJ, US
IPC
C07D 309/30
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