Date: Tue, 1 Nov 1994 19:51:30 -0500 From: PPATRICK[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GUVAX.BITNET Subject: Re: naming of RU486 The RU stands for the initials of the drug company, which I can't remember offhand but it's hyphenated: "Rxxx-Uxxx", maybe "Roussel-Uclaf" or something like that? 486, who knows... [perhaps their computer used that brusque phrase too often?]