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Mouse - Skin - skin_080.tif

skin_080.tif submitted by Marcus Bosenberg

Image Name: skin_080.tif

Image Annotation: Human abdominal skin grafted onto a SCID mouse and injected intradermally with an adenoviral vector encoding bFGF after two injections one week apart. Increased numbers of melanocytes are present relative to the "normal" melanocyte:keratinocyte ratio of roughly 1:8 for human abdominal skin. Several of the melanocytes are enlarged and slightly atypical.

Staining Method: Hematoxylin and Eosin Staining Method

Species: Mouse
Strain: SCID

Organ: Skin
Diagnosis: Squamous Hyperplasia of the Skin with Atypia


Promoter: Adenoviral vector
Gene: bFGF

Publication: 11238042

Image donated by: Marcus Bosenberg