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Rodent and Cancer Models

rodent cancer model

Example of rodent strain and cancer type

 

Rodent strain

Tumor/Genetic

Description

Rat (Copenhagen)

Dunning AT-1

Rodent prostate cancer

Mouse (nude)

LNCaP Pro 5

Human prostate cancer

Mouse (nude)

MCF-7

Human breast cancer

Mouse (nude)

ELT-3

Rodent uterine fibroid

Mouse (A/J)

SCK

Murine mammary adenocarcinoma

Mouse (C3H)

FSaII

Murine fibrosarcoma

Mouse (nude)

MDA-MB-435A

Human breast cancer (melanoma)

Mouse (C57BL/6)

TRAMP-C2

Murine prostate cancer

model

adapted from "Surgical Approaches to Create Murine Models of Human Wound Healing", Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology 2011