Chromosome Differences in Mice Susceptible and Resistant to Cancer


COUNTS of chiasma frequency made at early, mid and late diaphase of spermatogenesis have revealed a significant difference between two strains of mice, one highly susceptible to spontaneous development of mammary carcinoma, the other highly resistant. The strains are respectively A and CBA obtained from Dr. C. C. Little, Roscoe B. Jackson Memorial Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine.

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