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Mutations induced in the Mouse with Tritiated Thymidine

Naturevolume 193pages705706 (1962) | Download Citation



TRITIATED thymidine solution with an activity of 200 µc./ml. was injected intraperitoneally into male mice 2 months old and weighing about 40 gm. The solution was given in six fractions of 0.25 ml. over 2 days, making a total dose per mouse of 300 µc. The purpose of this fractionation, which was uniform labelling of a wide band of maturing sperm, was attained.

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    Bateman, A. J., Heredity, 12, 213 (1958).

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  1. Cytogenetics Laboratory, Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute, Manchester

    • A. J. BATEMAN
    •  & ANN C. CHANDLEY


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