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Three groups of mice, 40 mice in each, were treated in the following manner. One group received applications of tar containing 0.1 per cent mustard gas, on a small area of skin at about the middle of the back (tar plus mustard gas series). The other two groups acted as controls, one receiving applications to tar alone (tar control series), and the other 0.1 per cent solution of mustard gas in acetone alone (mustard gas control series). The applications were repeated on an average once a week. Previous to each application, the hair of the part was cut as short
The Modifying Influence of Dichlorethyl Sulphide on the Induction of Tumors in Mice by Tar.. Ann Intern Med. ;3:625–626. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-6-625
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(6):625-626.
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