Influence of MHC and Non-MHC Genes on Tumorigenesis and the Use of the Recombinant Congenic Strains as a Novel Tool for the Genetic Analysis of Tumor Susceptibility
One of the main developments in the contemporary biology is the rapid progress in the structural analysis of the mammalian genome, concentrated mainly on two species - the human and the mouse. A specific potential of the analysis of the mouse genome resides in the possibility of combining the structural analysis with the study of the genetic determination of various functional traits. This contribution of mouse studies is especially valuable in view of the limited possibilities of direct biological experiments in humans.
KeywordsMajor Histocompatibility Complex Papillary Tumor Lung Tumor Inbred Strain Congenic Strain
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