Changes in the Skin of the Syrian Hamster after a Single Application of 9,10-Dimethyl-1,2-benzanthracene

  • Ivan Chernozemski


In 1956 Della Porta et al. [9] reported the induction of skin melanomas in Syrian hamsters. No detailed information has been presented on the initial stages of their development and on the role of epithelial and connective tissue changes in this process. Such investigations may be of particular importance in the understanding of the mechanism of skin cancerogenesis and melanomagenesis in hamsters.


Hair Follicle Elastic Fibre Single Application Syrian Hamster Skin Melanoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivan Chernozemski
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  1. 1.Oncological Research InstituteSofiaBulgaria

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