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Finkel Biskis Jinkins Murine Sarcoma Virus
How long does human herpes 8 virus , the one that causes kaposi sarcoma, live outside the body on a door handle?
By definition, it is malignant (i.e., being locally invasive and at least theoreticlally capable of metastasizing), and arises from / mimics muscle or connective tissue elements that are not marrow or immune / white cells. The sarcomas are a tremendously varied and troublesome family of tumors, though thankfully less common than carcinomas and the leukemia / ...Read more
Human cells on mice: There is a kind of mice designed for research (nude athymic mice). They have no immunity so human cancer cells can grow on them without being rejected. Scientists use this for molecular and cell biology experiments. Murine means mouse and xenograft means a graft from another species. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer screening: In order to evaluate the effect of antitumor drugs had syngeneic mouse models were employed where each mouse was genetically similar and the induced mouse tumor could be transplanted to other mice and drugs tested. With genetically immunocompromised mice available human cancer could be transplanted into such mice and these xenograft modwls studied more efficiently. ...Read more
My doctor told me to use Cerumol and then Murine to aggregate the wax and remove it. How long should I wait between the two? I have a huge wax plug.
Wax: None of the OTC drugs really work. Makes the wax soft but then it feels more clogged. Go see an ENT to take the wax out. ...Read more
Yes: In general, over the counter drops to "reduce redness" should not be used. Try some preservative free artificial tear drops. ...Read more
My ear felt clogged. I used murine 3 times in the last 2 days and it feels worse now. Would flushing it with more water be more likely to help or hurt?
It can: In general I am not a fan of home remedies to remove wax. In almost all cases your trying to remove wax will make your ears worse. If your ears are clogged and your hearing impaired you can try irrigating with murine. If they get worse you need to see an ENT to get them cleared out with suction. ...Read more