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Table 1 Protocol and effect of DMBA-induced oral carcinogenesis on cheek pouch of syrian hamster

From: The expression profile of microRNAs in a model of 7,12-dimethyl-benz[a]anthrance-induced oral carcinogenesis in Syrian hamster

Group Animals Treatment protocol Histological type Mean diameter of tumors
    NM PP CIS SCC (mm)
Experiment Group        
A 7 5%DMBA-12 week-killed 0 1 1 5 5 ± 1.69
B 7 5%DMBA-18 week-killed 0 0 0 7 8.7 ± 2.55
Control Group        
C 8 No treatment-18 week-killed 8 0 0 0 -
  1. 5%DMBA:7,12-dimethyl benz [a]anthrance in acetone;
  2. NM:normal;PP:papilloma;CIS:carcinoma in situ;SCC:squamous cell carcinoma