Chapter 9. Transmissible Mouse Leukæmia: Biological Properties of the Mouse Leukæmia Agent

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and
  2. Margaret P. Cameron M.A., A.B.L.S.
  1. Ludwik Gross

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470718902.ch9

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Leukæmia Research

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Leukæmia Research

How to Cite

Gross, L. (1954) Transmissible Mouse Leukæmia: Biological Properties of the Mouse Leukæmia Agent, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Leukæmia Research (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and M. P. Cameron), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470718902.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1954

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722336

Online ISBN: 9780470718902

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Keywords:

  • mouse;
  • mediastinum;
  • white cell count;
  • transmissible pathogenic agent;
  • cell-free agent

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Is Mouse Leukæemia caused by a Transmissible Agent?

  • Inoculation of AK Leukæmic Cells

  • Inoculation of Centrifuged AK Leukæmic Extracts

  • Inoculation of Filtered (Seitz) AK Leukæmic Extracts

  • Inoculation of Filtered (Berkefeld-N) AK Leukæmic Extracts

  • Inoculation of Filtered (Selas) AK Leukæmic Extracts

  • Salivary Gland Tumours Developing in C3H Mice following Inoculation of Filtered AK Leukæmic Extracts

  • Preservation of the Salivary Gland Tumour Agent by Dry-freezing

  • Presence of the Leukæmic and Tumour Agents in Normal AK Embryos

  • Transmission of the AK Leukæmic Agent from One Generation to Another in Mice of the C3H Line

  • Is Leukæmia a “Communicable” Disease? A Working Hypothesis

  • Some Possible Implications for Human Pathology

  • References

  • Discussion