Suppression by pravastatin, an inhibitor of p21ras isoprenylation, of hepatocarcinogenesis induced by N-nitrosomorpholine in Sprague-Dawley rats.

The effect of pravastatin, an inhibitor of p21ras isoprenylation, on hepatocarcinogenesis induced by N-nitrosomorpholine and on p21ras isoprenylation were investigated in male Sprague-Dawley rats. Rats received i.p. injections of pravastatin (10 and 20 mg kg(-1) body weight) every other day and, from the beginning of the experiment, were given drinking… CONTINUE READING