Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 5,093,371

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

3-3-1992

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

07/546,910

Date Filed

1990-07-02

Total Pages

8 pages

Abstract

Certain 2-naphthyl ketones are used as inhibitors of cholesterol esterase and function as hypolipidemic and hypocaloric agents. The invention also relates to a method of decreasing the absorption of dietary cholesterol and fats through the wall of the intestinal tract.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/89