Chemical induction of ovarian epithelial carcinoma in mice

Allan J. Jacobs, Gary L. Curtis, James R. Newland, Richard B. Wilson, Wayne L. Ryan

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Murine ovaries were treated with silk sutures saturated with a solution of 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene in beeswax. One of 35 animals developed an epithelial carcinoma. This tumor was not successfully transplanted into young animals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-180
Number of pages4
JournalGynecologic Oncology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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