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Influence of Germ-free Status on Hepatoma Induction by 7,12-Dimethylbenz(a)anthracene in C3H Mice

Nature volume 222, pages 12821283 (28 June 1969) | Download Citation

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THE susceptibility of C3H male mice to the apparently spontaneous development of hepatomas has long been recognized1. Castration reduces the incidence of these tumours2 and a high protein diet increases it3.

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