Nongenetic variability in susceptibility to oncogenesis

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Science  12 Dec 1975:
Vol. 190, Issue 4219, pp. 1095-1096
DOI: 10.1126/science.1188386


Genetically homogeneous mice varied in susceptibility to tumor induction by 3-methylcholanthrene. The early appearance of an induced tumor identified an animal of relatively great susceptibility to tumor induction as compared to other animals of the same genotype.