Effect of a new topically active antiandrogen (RU 38882) on the rat sebaceous gland: comparison with cyproterone acetate.

Abstract

RU 38882 is a new antiandrogen. When given by subcutaneous or oral route, RU 38882 is about 25 times less potent than cyproterone acetate. However, when applied topically to the intact rat skin, RU 38882 (0.25-25 mg/rat/day for 5 days or 3 weeks) decreases, in a dose-related manner, the volume density of the smooth endoplasmic reticulum vesicles of the… (More)

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