[Induction of subcutaneous sarcomas in the progeny of Syrian golden hamsters after treatment with Adenovirus 12 during pregnancy (author's transl)].

Subcutaneous polymorphic sarcomas were induced in 8 out 27 offspring of syrian golden Hamsters after treatment of pregnant mother animals at day 15 of gestation with Adenovirus 12. This is the first example of tumor induction in the progeny at prenatal exposure by oncogenic viruses.