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Generic Miglustat

Miglustat is a synthetic, N-alkylated imino analogue of D-glucose. Miglustat competitively and reversibly binds to and inhibits the activity of UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase, which catalyzes the initial step in the synthesis of glycosphingolipids (GSL). This leads to a decrease in the production of glycosphingolipid, which has important roles in various . . . Read more