The influence of hibernation upon the carcinogenic effect of N-diethylnitrosamine in European hamsters


N-diethylnitrosamine (DEN) was given subcutaneously to 120 captured European hamsters (Cricetus cricetus L.). Half of the animals were kept under conditions conducive to hibernation and half under standard laboratory conditions. Neoplasms of the respiratory system were found in both groups. In comparison to nonhibernating animals, the average survival rates… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00284362


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