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Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-hydroxy-3-methylpentanedioic acid
CAS number 503-49-1
ATC code C10AX05
PubChem 1662
Chemical data
Formula C6H10O5 
Mol. mass 162.141 g/mol
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Meglutol (INN, also known as 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaric acid, β-hydroxy-β-methylglutaric acid, and dicrotalic acid) is a hypolipidemic agent.

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