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TDMS Study 92012-04 Pathology Tables

NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44

                                                             90-DAY




       Facility:  Microbiological Associates

       Chemical CAS #:  693-98-1

       Lock Date:  08/31/94

       Cage Range:  All

       Reasons For Removal:    All

       Removal Date Range:     All

       Treatment Groups:       Include All




































                                                              Page   1


NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    UNTREAT                                | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7|                                            |      L     |
    CONTROL                                | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Infiltration Cellular, Lymphocyte    |                            1                                             |      1  1.0|
      Vacuolization Cytoplasmic, Diffuse   |                      2                                                   |      1  2.0|
      Periportal, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic| 2     2  1  1     1     3                                                |      6  1.7|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  M  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  M                                             |   7        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  M  +                                             |   8        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
      Cyst                                 | 2  2  2        2     2  3                                                |      6  2.2|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    UNTREAT                                | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7|                                            |      L     |
    CONTROL                                | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                      1  1                                                |      2  1.0|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Perivascular, Inflammation, Chronic  |                                                                          |            |
          Active                           |                      3                                                   |      1  3.0|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pelvis, Infiltration Cellular,       |                                                                          |            |
          Lymphocyte                       |       2                                                                  |      1  2.0|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Infiltration Cellular, Lymphocyte    |          1                 1                                             |      2  1.0|
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    625                                    | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I                                             |   9        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                         1                                                |      1  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

                                                             Page   4                                                               
NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    1250                                   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Oral Mucosa                             |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tongue                                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tooth                                   |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  I  I  +  +                                             |   8        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Peritoneum                              |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tissue NOS                              |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Oviduct                                 |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

                                                             Page   5                                                               
NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    1250                                   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Vagina                                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |          2                                                               |      1  2.0|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skeletal Muscle                         |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Peripheral Nerve                        |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spinal Cord                             |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Larynx                                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pleura                                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ear                                     |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lacrimal Gland                          |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Zymbal's Gland                          |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    1250                                   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 URINARY SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ureter                                  |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urethra                                 |       +                                                                  |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1|                                            |      A     |
    2500                                   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 1  1  1  1  1  1           1                                             |      7  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 1  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  1                                             |     10  1.3|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation,          |                                                                          |            |
          Hemosiderin                      | 1        1              1                                                |      3  1.0|
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

                                                             Page   8                                                               
NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    5000                                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 1  1  2  2  1  2  2  2  2  2                                             |     10  1.7|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 3  2  2  2  3  3  2  3  2  2                                             |     10  2.4|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation,          |                                                                          |            |
          Hemosiderin                      | 2  1  1  2  2     1  2  1  1                                             |      9  1.4|
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

                                                             Page   9                                                               
NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    10000                                  | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Necrosis, Acute                      |          1                                                               |      1  1.0|
      Periportal, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic| 2  2  2  2     1  2  2     2                                             |      8  1.9|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |             2                                                            |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  M  M  +  +                                             |   8        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  M  M  +  +  M  +  +  +                                             |   7        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 2  2  2  3  2  3  2  2  3  3                                             |     10  2.4|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | M  +  M  +  +  M  +  +  M  +                                             |   6        |
      Cyst                                 |    1        2                                                            |      2  1.5|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

                                                             Page  10                                                               
NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    10000                                  | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 3  3  3  3  2  3  3  2  3  3                                             |     10  2.8|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation,          |                                                                          |            |
          Hemosiderin                      | 2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  2                                             |     10  1.5|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    UNTREAT                                | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1|                                            |      L     |
    CONTROL                                | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M                                             |   9        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Periportal, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic| 2  2     1  2  1  2  1  1  2                                             |      9  1.6|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  M  M  +  +  M  +                                             |   7        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M                                             |   9        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Cyst                                 | 2  2  2  3  2           1  2                                             |      7  2.0|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    UNTREAT                                | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1|                                            |      L     |
    CONTROL                                | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M                                             |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Cyst                                 |    1                                                                     |      1  1.0|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    625                                    | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Oral Mucosa                             |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tongue                                  |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tooth                                   |             +                                                            |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   |             +                                                            |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +                                             |   9        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Peritoneum                              |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tissue NOS                              |             +                                                            |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Coagulating Gland                       |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Penis                                   |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         |             +                                                            |   1        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    625                                    | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  |             +                                                            |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |       1                                                                  |      1  1.0|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  |             +                                                            |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           |             M                                                            |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    |             +                                                            |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skeletal Muscle                         |             +                                                            |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Peripheral Nerve                        |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spinal Cord                             |             +                                                            |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Larynx                                  |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pleura                                  |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 |             +                                                            |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ear                                     |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lacrimal Gland                          |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Zymbal's Gland                          |             +                                                            |   1        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

                                                             Page  15                                                               
NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    625                                    | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ureter                                  |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urethra                                 |             +                                                            |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         |             +                                                            |   1        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

                                                             Page  16                                                               
NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    1250                                   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   |                   +                                                      |   1        |
      Periportal, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic|                   1                                                      |      1  1.0|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Oral Mucosa                             |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tongue                                  |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tooth                                   |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Peritoneum                              |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tissue NOS                              |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Coagulating Gland                       |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Penis                                   |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    1250                                   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 1  1  1  1  2  2  1  1  2  1                                             |     10  1.3|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Peripheral Nerve                        |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spinal Cord                             |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Larynx                                  |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pleura                                  |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ear                                     |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lacrimal Gland                          |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    1250                                   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Zymbal's Gland                          |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation,          |                                                                          |            |
          Hemosiderin                      | 1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                                             |     10  1.0|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ureter                                  |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urethra                                 |                   +                                                      |   1        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         |                   +                                                      |   1        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    2500                                   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +                                             |   9        |
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 1  1  1  1  1  1  1     1  1                                             |      9  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 2  2  2  2  3  2  3  2  2  3                                             |     10  2.3|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation,          |                                                                          |            |
          Hemosiderin                      | 2  2  2  3  2  3  2  2  3  2                                             |     10  2.3|
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    5000                                   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 2  2  2  2  2  1  2  2  2  2                                             |     10  1.9|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 3  3  3  2  2  3  3  2  2  3                                             |     10  2.6|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation,          |                                                                          |            |
          Hemosiderin                      | 3  2  3  3  3  2  3  2  3  3                                             |     10  2.7|
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    10000                                  | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Necrosis, Acute                      |                   1                                                      |      1  1.0|
      Periportal, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic| 3  2  2  3  2  2  1  3  2  2                                             |     10  2.2|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | M  M  M  +  +  +  +  M  +  M                                             |   5        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3                                             |     10  2.8|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Cyst                                 |             1        2     1                                             |      3  1.3|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-04                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: SUBCHRON 90-DAY                                 2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/96  
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 20:35:44  
                                                                                                                                    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |            |
                                           | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      T (*) |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    10000                                  | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|                                            |      L     |
    PPM                                    | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M                                             |   9        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 4  3  4  4  3  3  4  4  3  4                                             |     10  3.6|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | M  +  +  M  M  M  M  M  M  M                                             |   2        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Respiratory Epithelium, Infiltration |                                                                          |            |
          Cellular, Mixed Cell             |                   1                                                      |      1  1.0|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation,          |                                                                          |            |
          Hemosiderin                      | 3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3                                             |     10  3.0|
                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        

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