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Mouse - Mammary Gland - MC02-0060.pff

MC02-0060.pff image submitted by Robert Cardiff

Image Name: MC02-0060.pff

Image Annotation: The mammary gland contains a large, expansile and infiltrating tumor, which is composed mainly of fairly uniform cells with dark, dense nuclei and a moderate amount of cytoplasm. The growth pattern is microacinar. There is a nodule within the main tumor composed of larger cells with larger, more vesicular nuclei and more abundant cytoplasm. Note: The microacinar pattern is typically associated with wnt-1 and resembles the microacinar tumors in MMTV-infected mice.

Staining Method: Hematoxylin and Eosin Staining Method

Species: Mouse
Strain: FVB

Organ: Mammary Gland


Gene: MMTV-LTR-int-2 and MMTV-LTR-Wnt1


Image donated by: Robert Cardiff