Retinoic acid metabolism inhibitor causes less irritation

October 1, 2001

Washington - A series of cutaneous pharmacology studies conductedwith a selective retinoic acid metabolism inhibitor suggest this novel compoundhas the potential for treating a variety of retinoid-responsive dermatologicdiseases but with the advantage of causing less irritation compared to retinoicacid, Gerard J. Gendimenico, Ph.D., said at the Society for InvestigativeDermatology meeting.