Foci of Altered Hepatocytes, Mouse

  • Boris H. Ruebner
  • Peter Bannasch
  • David E. Hinton
  • John M. Cullen
  • Jerrold M. Ward
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Foci of altered hepatocytes in the mouse liver are usually invisible with the naked eye. However, they may occasionally be recognizable grossly on careful examination, as small, whitish spots, 1–2 mm in diameter, on the liver surface.


Hepatocellular foci hyperplastic foci preneoplastic foci enzyme-altered foci phenotypically altered foci 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Boris H. Ruebner
  • Peter Bannasch
  • David E. Hinton
  • John M. Cullen
  • Jerrold M. Ward

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