Histochemical comparative study of primary and metastatic tumors in nude rats xenotransplanted with KB cells
Keywords:Extracellular matrix, KB cells, Histochemical, Nude rats
AbstractA comparative study of metastic and primitive tumors extra-celular matrix in nude rats, xenotransplanted with KB cells, using histochemical methods, was carried out. In both primitive and metastatic tumors it was possible to observe a qualitative and a quantitative variation of matricial components; coexistence of different kinds of fibers; small representation of elastic fibers; presence of acid and sulfated glycosaminoglycans and neutral polysacharyds, and also absence of basal membrane. It is suggested a small interaction between collagenic components and proteoglycan of primary tumors and the proteoglycan, whereas in métastasés this interaction is increased.
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Ogata, T. R. P., Guerra, J. L., & Hernandez, F. J. (1997). Histochemical comparative study of primary and metastatic tumors in nude rats xenotransplanted with KB cells. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 34(4), 203-206. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.2318-3659.v34i4p203-206
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