General Information:

Id: 3,877 (click here to show other Interactions for entry)
Diseases: Diabetes mellitus, type II - [OMIM]
Insulin resistance
Homo sapiens
male
article
Reference: Jula A et al.(2005) Effects of diet and simvastatin on fatty acid composition in hypercholesterolemic men: a randomized controlled trial Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 25: 1952-1959 [PMID: 16020749]

Interaction Information:

Comment Increased formation of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and their metabolites may contribute a substantial part of the pleiotropic effects of simvastatin.
Formal Description
Interaction-ID: 39093

drug/chemical compound

Simvastatin

increases_activity of

process

long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process

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