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Mouse - Skin - skin_081.tif

skin_081.tif submitted by Marcus Bosenberg

Image Name: skin_081.tif

Image Annotation: S100 immunoperoxidase staining of human abdominal skin grafted onto a SCID mouse and injected intradermally with an adenoviral vector encoding bFGF after two injections a 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.

Staining Method: Family of calcium binding proteins

Species: Mouse
Strain: SCID

Organ: Skin
Diagnosis: Junctional Melanocytic Hyperplasia

Gender:

Promoter: Adenoviral vector
Gene: bFGF

Publication: 11238042

Image donated by: Marcus Bosenberg