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mouse

 [mows]
a small rodent, various species of which are used in laboratory experiments.
1. a small loose body.
2. a computer pointing device.
joint mouse a movable fragment of synovial membrane, cartilage, or other body within a joint; usually associated with degenerative osteoarthritis and osteochondritis dissecans.
knockout mouse a mouse that has had a specific gene artificially deleted from its genome.
nude mouse a mouse homozygous for the nu gene; these mice are hairless, lack a thymus, and thus lack T lymphocytes.
peritoneal mouse a free body in the peritoneal cavity, probably a small detached mass or omentum, sometimes visible radiographically.
SCID mouse (severe combined immunodeficiency) a strain of mice lacking in T and B lymphocytes and immunoglobulins, either from inbreeding with an autosomal recessive trait or from genetic engineering, used as a model for studies of the immune system.

nude mouse

a hairless mutant mouse with thymic hypoplasia, lacking T cells.
A mutant strain of lab mouse that is hairless, thymusless due to congenital thymic aplasia, and T cell-less.
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(1) We measured the weights of the nude mice and the longest axis (a), shortest axis (b), and thickness (c) of the tumor tissues.
Establishment of the Tumor Models in Nude Mice. Male BALB/c-nu mice of SPF grade, 4-5 week-old, were purchased from Hunan SJA Laboratory Animal Co., Ltd, in Changsha, China [License Number SCXK (Xiang) 20140002].
Caption: Figure 7: Scaffold implantation for 4 days in nude mice ((a), (b), (c): hydrogel scaffold + hADSCs; (d), (e), (f): hydrogel scaffold + TAM + hADSCs).
Zhang et al., "Human mesenchymal stem cells overexpressing pigment epithelium-derived factor inhibit hepatocellular carcinoma in nude mice," Oncogene, vol.
To evaluate the biodistribution profile nude mice (n = 4) were intravenously injected with either 1-2 MBq [sup.68]Ga- or 0.3 MBq [sup.89]Zr-labelled mono-, di-, and trimer (0.1-0.2 nmol).
Caption: Figure 2: Evaluation of endothelial progenitor cell- (EPC-) mediated angiogenesis/neovascularization by directed in vivo angiogenesis assay (DIVAA) in nude mice. (a) Angioreactors implanted subcutaneously on each flank of a nude mouse.
Nude mice (BALB/C, female, 4-week-old, 12.5~ 17.5 g) were purchased from Slac Laboratory Animal Corp (China).
PET-CT with [sup.18]F-fluorodeoxyglucose ([sup.18]F-FDG) was used for detecting and monitoring tumor development in healthy and CCA-xenografted nude mice. High dose [beta]-eudesmol potently inhibited tumor growth and prolonged survival time of mice compared with 5-FU and untreated control (Figures 8(a) and 8(b)).
Female BALB/c nude mice (4-6 weeks old, n = 4, weighing 18-22 g) were provided by the Experimental Animal Center of Chongqing Medical University (CQMU), China.
The team also transplanted hair follicle cell aggregates fabricated with two other methods onto the backs of nude mice as comparisons.