DNA-Dependent Synthesis of RNA Is Not Implicated in Growth Response of Chick Comb to Androgens

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Science  03 Dec 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3701, pp. 1315-1316
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3701.1315


Local application of actinomycin D does not detectably modify growth response of the chick comb to androgens. The mode of action of androgens on chick comb (a connective-tissue organ) appears to differ from their action on epithelial-tissue organs such as seminal vesicles and prostate.