Multistep carcinogenesis of the colon in Apc(Min/+) mouse.


Colon cancer arises through different histological stages representing different genetic and epigenetic alterations. The Apc(Min/+) mouse has a point mutation at the Apc gene, and it is considered to be a model for human familial adenomatous polyposis. Our previous studies have revealed the presence of a number of intramucosal microadenomas in the colons of… (More)