Lithium Retention in Ascites Tumour Mice

@article{Simon1959LithiumRI,
  title={Lithium Retention in Ascites Tumour Mice},
  author={Shirley E. Simon and E. M. TRAUTNER and D. A. Coats},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1959},
  volume={183},
  pages={1128-1129}
}
MICE inoculated with an Ehrlich Lettré ascites tumour have a life-span of 2–3 weeks. In the course of ionic balance studies on such mice we noticed that these animals, after being given lithium, tended to retain more than normal controls. Daily lithium injections (1 ml. of 150 m.equiv./l. lithium chloride subcutaneously) were started on either the fifth or… CONTINUE READING