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dc.contributor.authorShepro, Daviden_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-20T19:13:37Z
dc.date.available2017-06-20T19:13:37Z
dc.date.issued1959
dc.date.submitted1959
dc.identifier.otherb14672947
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/22514
dc.descriptionThesis (Ph.D.)--Boston Universityen_US
dc.description.abstractThe golden hamster, Mesocricetus auratus, is unique in that it frequently accepts not only homografts but even heterografts of normal and malignant tissues. One of the many theories a tterpting an explanation of this phenomenon, namely that lymphatic tissues that drain the sites of imphntation do not respond in a t;rpicol fashion, motivated this study. Thus, the weight changes ,and the c;'tolof'ical variations of the superficial cervical nodes in response to homologous and heterologous normal and malignant tissue transplants in the cheek pouch of the hamster were studied. The major objectives were: (1) to determine if there be any "defect" in the hamster's lymphatic tissue response to the various transplants; (2) to investigate the effects of the grafts on the large lymphoid cells of the cortex and on the plasma cells of the medulla; and ( 3) to investigate the feasibility of employing the histological picture of a regional node draining the site of a tumor heterotransplant as a base line for anti-tumor studies during the cortisone conditioning. [TRUNCATED]en_US
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dc.publisherBoston Universityen_US
dc.rightsBased on investigation of the BU Libraries' staff, this work is free of known copyright restrictions.en_US
dc.subjectMesocricetus auratusen_US
dc.subjectLymph nodesen_US
dc.subjectTumorsen_US
dc.subjectHamstersen_US
dc.titleRegional lymph node response to homologons and heterologous transplants of tumor and normal tissues in the cheek pouch of the hamsteren_US
dc.typeThesis/Dissertationen_US
etd.degree.nameDoctor of Philosophyen_US
etd.degree.leveldoctoralen_US
etd.degree.disciplineBiologyen_US
etd.degree.grantorBoston Universityen_US


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