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Mouse - CNS - MC02-0045-2.sid.pff

MC02-0045-2.sid.pff image submitted by Robert Cardiff

Image Name: MC02-0045-2.sid.pff

Image Annotation: Mouse engineered to overexpress Ras, driven by the nestin promoter using the RCAS system. The mouse is also Ink4a -/-. A densely cellular process is seen centered between the hippocampi. The process extends laterally and down with finger-like projections of nests of tumor cells. At higher power, the tumor is composed of spindle cells in interlocking fascicles. Numerous mitotic figures are seen in this high-grade neoplasm.

Staining Method: Hematoxylin and Eosin Staining Method

Species: Mouse
Strain: unspecified

Organ: CNS




Image donated by: Robert Cardiff