False morel mushroom gyromitra esculenta toxin: N-methyl-N-formylhydrazine carcinogenesis in mice

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N-Methyl-N-formylhydrazine was administered in drinking water as a 0.0039% solution to randomly bred Swiss albino mice for life starting from 6 weeks of age. The compound induced tumors of lungs, livers, blood vessels, gall bladder and bile ducts. The tumor incidences in these five tissues were 77, 46, 21, 10 and 7%, while in the untreated controls they… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00441091

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