US Patent 5,093,371
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
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.
Quinn, Daniel M. and Lin, Gialih H. Naphthyl ketone inhibitors of cholesterol esterase and their use as hypolipidemic and hypocaloric agents. US Patent 5,093,371 filed July 02, 1990 and issued March 03, 1992. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/89