Experientia

, Volume 31, Issue 10, pp 1196–1197 | Cite as

Suppression of sebaceous gland non-specific esterase activity by electrophilicαβ-unsaturated compounds

  • L. F. Chasseaud
  • B. Hunter
  • W. E. Robinson
  • D. H. Barry
Pharmacologica

Summary

Sebaceous gland non-specific esterase activity was suppressed following application to mouse skin of 2 electrophilic αβ-unsaturated compounds,o-chlorobenzylidenemalononitrile and β-nitrostyrene, but not by three others.

Keywords

Esterase Activity Mouse Skin Sebaceous Gland 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. F. Chasseaud
    • 1
  • B. Hunter
    • 1
  • W. E. Robinson
    • 1
  • D. H. Barry
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Metabolism and PharmacokineticsHuntingdon Research CentreHuntingdonEngland

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