Nude mouse model for human neoplastic disease

  • US 5,569,812 A
  • Filed: 06/02/1995
  • Issued: 10/29/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/05/1988
  • Status: Expired
First Claim
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1. A nude mouse model for human neoplastic disease, wherein said mouse is characterized by:

  • having histologically intact human neoplastic tissue of at least 1 mm3 in size transplanted onto an organ of said mouse which corresponds to the human organ from which said tissue is originally obtained; and

    having sufficient immuno-deficiency to allow said transplanted neoplastic tissue to grow and mimic the progression of the neoplastic disease in the human donor.

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