Tumors Induced in Hamsters by Injection of Rhesus Monkey Kidney Cell Extracts

  title={Tumors Induced in Hamsters by Injection of Rhesus Monkey Kidney Cell Extracts},
  author={Bernice Elaine Eddy and G S Borman and W H Berkeley and RALPH D. Young},
  journal={Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine},
  pages={191 - 197}
  • B. Eddy, G. Borman, R. Young
  • Published 1 May 1961
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
Summary Injection of newborn hamsters with extracts of certain lots of rhesus monkey kidney cell cultures has been followed some months later by occurrence of neoplasms at site of injection in 109 of 154 hamsters. Three of the neoplasms were transplanted to other hamsters and the recipient hamsters developed tumors in 13 to 48 days. Transplants from the second tumor were passed from hamster to hamster 5 times and tumors developed in all surviving animals in 6 to 24 days. Tumors could not be… 

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