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MedKoo CAT#: 500204

CAS#: 875446-37-0

Description: Anacetrapib, also known as MK-0859, is a CETP inhibitor being developed to treat hypercholesterolemia (elevated cholesterol levels) and prevent cardiovascular disease.

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Anacetrapib, is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 500204
Name: Anacetrapib
CAS#: 875446-37-0
Chemical Formula: C30H25F10NO3
Exact Mass: 637.16748
Molecular Weight: 637.51
Elemental Analysis: C, 56.52; H, 3.95; F, 29.80; N, 2.20; O, 7.53

Synonym: MK0859; MK-0859; MK 0859; Anacetrapib

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (4S,5R)-5-(3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)-3-((4'-fluoro-5'-isopropyl-2'-methoxy-4-(trifluoromethyl)-[1,1'-biphenyl]-2-yl)methyl)-4-methyloxazolidin-2-one.


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C30H25F10NO3/c1-14(2)22-11-23(25(43-4)12-24(22)31)21-6-5-18(28(32,33)34)9-17(21)13-41-15(3)26(44-27(41)42)16-7-19(29(35,36)37)10-20(8-16)30(38,39)40/h5-12,14-15,26H,13H2,1-4H3/t15-,26-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C1O[C@H](C2=CC(C(F)(F)F)=CC(C(F)(F)F)=C2)[C@H](C)N1CC3=CC(C(F)(F)F)=CC=C3C4=CC(C(C)C)=C(F)C=C4OC

Technical Data

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life:
>5 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

Harmonized System Code:

Additional Information



 1: Krishna R, Stypinski D, Ali M, Garg A, Cote J, Maes A, Degroot B, Liu Y, Li S, Connolly SM, Wagner JA, Stoch SA. Lack of a meaningful effect of anacetrapib on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of warfarin in healthy subjects. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 Jul;74(1):116-24. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2125.2012.04171.x. PubMed PMID: 22243494.

2: Hooper AJ, Burnett JR. Anacetrapib, a cholesteryl ester transfer protein inhibitor. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2012 Jan;21(1):103-9. Epub 2011 Dec 22. PubMed PMID: 22191425.

3: Krauss RM, Wojnooski K, Orr J, Geaney JC, Pinto CA, Liu Y, Wagner JA, Luk JM, Johnson-Levonas AO, Anderson MS, Dansky HM. Changes in lipoprotein subfraction concentration and composition in healthy individuals treated with the CETP inhibitor anacetrapib. J Lipid Res. 2012 Mar;53(3):540-7. Epub 2011 Dec 17. PubMed PMID: 22180633; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3276477.

4: Gutstein DE, Krishna R, Johns D, Surks HK, Dansky HM, Shah S, Mitchel YB, Arena J, Wagner JA. Anacetrapib, a novel CETP inhibitor: pursuing a new approach to cardiovascular risk reduction. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Jan;91(1):109-22. doi: 10.1038/clpt.2011.271. Epub 2011 Nov 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 22130116.

5: Aperis G, Paliouras C, Tsampikaki E, Papakonstantinou N, Alivanis P. Anacetrapib: a new weapon against dyslipidemia. Curr Clin Pharmacol. 2011 Nov;6(4):227-35. Review. PubMed PMID: 22082322.

6: Krishna R, Stypinski D, Ali M, Garg A, Gendrano IN 3rd, Maes A, DeGroot B, Liu Y, Li S, Connolly SM, Wagner JA, Stoch SA. Lack of an effect of anacetrapib on the pharmacokinetics of digoxin in healthy subjects. Biopharm Drug Dispos. 2011 Dec;32(9):525-9. doi: 10.1002/bdd.776. PubMed PMID: 22031172.

7: Dansky HM, Bloomfield D, Gibbons P, Liu S, Sisk CM, Tribble D, McKenney JM, Littlejohn TW 3rd, Mitchel Y. Efficacy and safety after cessation of treatment with the cholesteryl ester transfer protein inhibitor anacetrapib (MK-0859) in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed hyperlipidemia. Am Heart J. 2011 Oct;162(4):708-16. Epub 2011 Sep 1. PubMed PMID: 21982664.

8: Castro-Perez J, Briand F, Gagen K, Wang SP, Chen Y, McLaren DG, Shah V, Vreeken RJ, Hankemeier T, Sulpice T, Roddy TP, Hubbard BK, Johns DG. Anacetrapib promotes reverse cholesterol transport and bulk cholesterol excretion in Syrian golden hamsters. J Lipid Res. 2011 Nov;52(11):1965-73. Epub 2011 Aug 14. PubMed PMID: 21841206; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3196228.

9: Smith CJ, Ali A, Hammond ML, Li H, Lu Z, Napolitano J, Taylor GE, Thompson CF, Anderson MS, Chen Y, Eveland SS, Guo Q, Hyland SA, Milot DP, Sparrow CP, Wright SD, Cumiskey AM, Latham M, Peterson LB, Rosa R, Pivnichny JV, Tong X, Xu SS, Sinclair PJ. Biphenyl-substituted oxazolidinones as cholesteryl ester transfer protein inhibitors: modifications of the oxazolidinone ring leading to the discovery of anacetrapib. J Med Chem. 2011 Jul 14;54(13):4880-95. Epub 2011 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: 21682257.

10: Jialal I, Kaur J. The cholesterol ester transfer protein inhibitor, anacetrapib. Curr Opin Lipidol. 2011 Jun;22(3):245-6. Erratum in: Curr Opin Lipidol. 2011 Aug;22(4):326. PubMed PMID: 21562390.