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Generated: December 15, 2017

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Details for Patent: 4,720,489

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Summary for Patent: 4,720,489

Title: Hair growth modification with ornithine decarboxylase inhibitors
Abstract:The rate and character of human hair growth including androgen-stimulated beard hair growth in intact, sexually mature males is altered by the topical application out of a dermatologically acceptable carrier of a material capable of inhibiting the action of the enzyme ornithine decarboxylase. In a preferred practice of the invention, compositions containing such materials along with anti-androgen material are employed.
Inventor(s): Shander; Douglas (Gaithersburg, MD)
Application Number:06/661,019
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