nude mouse

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a mouse with a genetic defect that prevents them from growing hair and also prevents them from immunologically rejecting human cells and tissues

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Forsyth and his colleagues were able to demonstrate in an athymic mouse model that REOLYSIN(R) treatment of intracerebral tumours resulted in dramatic extension of life.