Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 184–186 | Cite as

Tumors induced by methylcholanthrene in the steppe lemming. A transmissible strain of lemming sarcoma (LS)

  • N. I. Bolonina
Microbiology and Immunity


It is shown that tumor development in the steppe lemming (Lagurus lagurus Pall.) can be induced by subcutaneous administration of methylcholanthrene (1 mg).

A strain of transplantable polymorphocellular sarcoma of these animals is described.


Public Health Sarcoma Tumor Development Subcutaneous Administration Methylcholanthrene 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. I. Bolonina
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Tumor Strains of the Division of Etiology of the Institute of Experimental Pathology and Therapy of CancerAMN SSSRMoscow

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