by Debbie “The Rat Lady” Ducommun
This article first appeared in the Rat-a-tat Chat, the newsletter of the non-profit organization Rat Assistance & Teaching Society.
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Nitroxoline is an antibiotic that has been used to treat
urinary infections in
2011, researchers in
this antibiotic is not available in the
Antibiotic Slows Growth of Bladder, Breast Cancer Cells, JAMA, 2004 Feb 18;291(7):827-35.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010 December 15; 102(24): 1855–1873.
For breast cancer, mice were injected with 60-mg/kg nitroxoline in vehicle, intraperitoneally, every other day for 30 days.
For bladder cancer mice were given nitroxoline in vehicle (30 mg/kg/day, n = 6) by oral administration daily for 2 weeks.
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