Quick question on chemical name

S. A. Modena samodena at csemail.cropsci.ncsu.edu
Mon Mar 22 22:54:41 EST 1993

In article <C4AzuL.3wp at ncifcrf.gov> toms at fcs260c2.ncifcrf.gov (Tom Schneider) writes:
>In article <9303221525.AA08647 at net.bio.net>
>cliff at WATSON.IBM.COM ("Cliff Pickover ", 914 945-3630) writes:
>| ...an experimental chemical with potential use as a birth control substance
>| for men.
>I think it's testosterone; see the latest (April 1993) Scientific American
>for details and to confirm.
>  Tom Schneider
>  National Cancer Institute
>  Laboratory of Mathematical Biology
>  Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
>  toms at ncifcrf.gov

A different chemical source comes to mind:  my recollection is that there
was/is interest in a natural product from cotton plants...work originating
in China.  

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