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The LEC Rat pp 313-319 | Cite as

High Sensitivity of LEC Rats to Carcinogens Based Upon a Short-Term Carcinogenicity Assay

  • Yasuo Nakajima
  • Katsuhiko Enomoto
  • Hidetoshi Takahashi
  • Mutsomi I. Satoh
  • Masahito Oyamada
  • Michio Mori

Abstract

A high incidence of spontaneous liver tumors has been reported in the LEC rat, a new mutant strain, which has been recently established at the Center for Experimental Plants and Animals of Hokkaido University.

Keywords

Basal Diet Partial Hepatectomy Initiation Effect Positive Focus Liver Carcinogen 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuo Nakajima
  • Katsuhiko Enomoto
  • Hidetoshi Takahashi
  • Mutsomi I. Satoh
  • Masahito Oyamada
  • Michio Mori
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  1. 1.Department of PathologySapporo Medical CollegeSapporo, 060Japan

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