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TDMS Study 92012-06 Pathology Tables

NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19

                                                   FINAL #1; REVISION #2 MICE




       Facility:  Southern Research Institute

       Chemical CAS #:  693-98-1

       Lock Date:  10/16/01

       Cage Range:  All

       Reasons For Removal:    25019 Moribund Sacrifice                25020 Natural Death
                               25026 Other                             25021 Terminal Sacrifice

       Removal Date Range:     All

       Treatment Groups:       Include All



































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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 4| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 0| 3|             
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    0PPM                                   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|             
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 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                                                                2         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                3         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |             
      Clear Cell Focus                     |                                                 X                        |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                                           4              2               |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                 2  2  2                  |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |    1                 3     2                       1                    1|             
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |       X  X     X                                                         |             
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                1                             1  1        4               |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |                               +                                         +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                               3                                         3|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |       4                                                                  |             
      Cyst                                 |       3                                                                  |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                      2   |             
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 4| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 0| 3|             
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    0PPM                                   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|             
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 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Diverticulum                         |                                                                          |             
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                                                                          |             
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
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 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
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 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                                  3           3              3  3        3|             
      Capsule, Hyperplasia                 | 2                    2                                                   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                                   2      |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                            3                                             |             
      Pars Distalis, Hyperplasia, Focal    |                                           3                              |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Degeneration, Cystic                 | 2              2              3                    1                    2|             
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                   1                                                      |             
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |                                  1        2                              |             
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 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             
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 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 4| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 0| 3|             
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    0PPM                                   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|             
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 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |          3                    3  2                          2            |             
      Cyst                                 |          3                 3     3  3              3  3                  |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                           4                              |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |                                                          3               |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                        1  3           2  3               |             
      Metaplasia, Squamous                 |                                        2  4           3                  |             
      Endometrium, Hyperplasia, Cystic     | 3  3  3  4     3  3  3  4  2  4  2  3  3  3     3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3|             
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 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |          2           2                 2  4  2        3  4               |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |                      +        +           +  +        +  +               |             
      Bronchial, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid     |                                                       3                  |             
      Iliac, Hematopoietic Cell            |                                                                          |             
          Proliferation                    |                                           3  2                           |             
      Iliac, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                                           3  2           2               |             
      Lumbar, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid        |                                                                          |             
      Mediastinal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid   |                                                                          |             
      Renal, Hematopoietic Cell            |                                                                          |             
          Proliferation                    |                                           3                              |             
      Renal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                                           4              2               |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M|             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                            2              3  2                           |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |    1                    3                 3        2                     |             
      Hyperplasia, Plasma Cell             |                      2           2                                       |             
      Pigmentation                         | 2           2  3           2  2  2     2              2        2  3      |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |          3              2                 2                              |             
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 4| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 0| 3|             
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    0PPM                                   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|             
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 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                            3                                             |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Congestion                           |                      2     2                                             |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                            2           2  2  2           3        2     2|             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |                                                                          |             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |          1           2  2                 2     2  1  3     1  3         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |             3                                2           3        2  3   |             
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 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
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 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperostosis                         |                                        2                    2     2      |             
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 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
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 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                                                                2  2      |             
      Foreign Body                         |                                                                   X     X|             
      Hemorrhage                           | 1                                                                        |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                2  2  2        2        2        3                        |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |                                     1                                    |             
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 4| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 0| 3|             
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    0PPM                                   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|             
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 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
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 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                                     2                                    |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lacrimal Gland                          |                                                                         +|             
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 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                                           3                              |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |          2        2           2              2     2     2               |             
      Nephropathy                          | 1  1        1  1  1  1  1              1     1     1     1  1     3  1  1|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 3  2  3              3              2     2     2     2     3            |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |             1                                                            |             
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Edema                                |                      2                                                   |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | M  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                3         |      1  3.0|
      Clear Cell Focus                     |                                                                          |      1     |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |          3                                                               |      3  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |      3  2.0|
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    | 2     2                 1        1        2  1           2  3            |     13  1.7|
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |                                                       X                  |      4     |
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                                                 1                        |      5  1.6|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |       +                                                                  |   3        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |       4                                                                  |      1  4.0|
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                                                                          |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |            |
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Atrophy                              |                2                                                         |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Diverticulum                         |                                        X                                 |      1     |
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                                  2                                       |      1  2.0|
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                                  2                                       |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |       3                                      3                           |      7  3.0|
      Capsule, Hyperplasia                 | 2                                                                        |      3  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Pars Distalis, Hyperplasia, Focal    |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
      Degeneration, Cystic                 | 3              2  2           2                 1     4     2  2  1  2   |     15  2.1|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                                                                          |      1  1.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |                                                 1  1     1        1      |      6  1.2|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Angiectasis                          |             3  2  2     2                    2  2              3     2   |     12  2.3|
      Cyst                                 |                                                    3  3           3     3|     10  3.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |       4  4                                                               |      3  4.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Angiectasis                          |                                                 3              4         |      3  3.3|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                             4  4         |      6  2.8|
      Metaplasia, Squamous                 |                                                    3        3            |      5  3.0|
      Endometrium, Hyperplasia, Cystic     | 3  2  3  3  2  3  3  2  3  4  2  3  2  2  3  4  2  4  4  3  3  3  4  3  2|     48  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          |       2                                                     3  3         |     10  2.7|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              | +        +                 +  +                    +        +            |  12        |
      Bronchial, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid     |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Iliac, Hematopoietic Cell            |                                                                          |            |
          Proliferation                    |                                                                          |      2  2.5|
      Iliac, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                                                    2        2            |      5  2.2|
      Lumbar, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid        |                                                    2                     |      1  2.0|
      Mediastinal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid   |                                                             4            |      1  4.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
      Renal, Hematopoietic Cell            |                                                                          |            |
          Proliferation                    |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Renal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                                                             2            |      3  2.7|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                                                                          |      3  2.3|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                  1        3  1  3  1        2  2         |     11  2.0|
      Hyperplasia, Plasma Cell             |                                                                          |      2  2.0|
      Pigmentation                         |    2  2     2     2                    2  2  3  2     2     2  3  2  2  2|     24  2.2|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                                              2              2            |      5  2.2|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2                                            2                           |      3  2.3|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Congestion                           |                                                                          |      2  2.0|
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |       2  3                 2  2        1                    3  2     2   |     15  2.1|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |                                                             2            |      1  2.0|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |                         1                                         2  2   |     12  1.8|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |      5  2.6|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperostosis                         |                2  2        2        2     1              2               |      9  1.9|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Edema                                |                                                                          |      2  2.0|
      Foreign Body                         |                                                                          |      2     |
      Hemorrhage                           |                1           1              2                              |      4  1.3|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                         3              2                             2   |      9  2.2|
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |       2                                                                  |      2  1.5|
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                1                                                         |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                           1                              |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lacrimal Gland                          |                                                                          |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                   2                       2                              |      8  2.0|
      Nephropathy                          | 1  1        1  1        1        1     1  1     1  1        1  1         |     27  1.1|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 URINARY SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                      2  3        2     2  2              2           2   |     16  2.3|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |      1  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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 0|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 2| 0| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 4| 4| 2| 4| 6| 3| 3| 3| 3| 6|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    625 PPM                                | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  A|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  M|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  M|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +     +  +  +  +  A|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Basophilic Focus                     |                      X                 X     X                           |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                            2                                             |             
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                      2   |             
      Infarct                              |                                                                          |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |       1                          1                    1                  |             
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |                X                                                         |             
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                                                    1                     |             
      Bile Duct, Hyperplasia               |                                                    3                     |             
      Kupffer Cell, Pigmentation           |                                                                      4   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |                      +                    +                              |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                      3                                                   |             
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                                           2                              |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 0|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 2| 0| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 4| 4| 2| 4| 6| 3| 3| 3| 3| 6|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    625 PPM                                | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |             2           3                          3                     |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            | +                                               +                        |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                                                    3                 3   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                 2                        |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  M  M|             
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Angiectasis           |                                                 4                        |             
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                   3                       3                              |             
      Pars Distalis, Hyperplasia, Focal    |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |                   4  2           1     1           1  1     2        3   |             
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                                                                   2      |             
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |                1     1                                                   |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 0|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 2| 0| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 4| 4| 2| 4| 6| 3| 3| 3| 3| 6|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    625 PPM                                | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |    2        2                 2        2                                 |             
      Cyst                                 |       3                    3     3                 3        3            |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |                                                 2                        |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                         2                             2                  |             
      Cervix, Cyst Epithelial Inclusion    |                                                                          |             
      Endometrium, Hyperplasia, Cystic     | 1  4  3  4  4  3  3  3  4     3  3  3  3  4  4  3  4  3     3  3  1  4  4|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                                           2        2                     |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |          +  +  +     +                                               +   |             
      Iliac, Hematopoietic Cell            |                                                                          |             
          Proliferation                    |                2                                                         |             
      Iliac, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |          3     3                                                     3   |             
      Iliac, Pigmentation                  |          2                                                               |             
      Lumbar, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid        |                                                                      2   |             
      Lumbar, Pigmentation                 |                                                                      2   |             
      Mediastinal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid   |                3                                                         |             
      Renal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                4                                                         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  M|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 1     4  1              2        1     1        4                 1  2   |             
      Hyperplasia, Plasma Cell             |                3                                                         |             
      Pigmentation                         |       3                 3        2              2  2  2     2        2   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |       3        2                                                         |             
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |    3  3     3  3                                                         |             
      Hyperplasia, Plasma Cell             |                3                                                         |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 0|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 2| 0| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 4| 4| 2| 4| 6| 3| 3| 3| 3| 6|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    625 PPM                                | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |    2  2  2     2     3     4  2        2  1        4                 2   |             
      Hyperplasia, Plasma Cell             |                3                                                         |             
      Pigmentation                         |                                                                1     1   |             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |                                                    1                     |             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |    1        2     4                             1     3           1  2   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                    2                     |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                                         2|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperostosis                         |             2                          2           3  3        2     2   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                          |             
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Foreign Body                         |             X                                                            |             
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2           2                                               2            |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 0|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 2| 0| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 4| 4| 2| 4| 6| 3| 3| 3| 3| 6|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    625 PPM                                | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |                                                                          |             
      Thrombosis                           |                                                                         2|             
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                                  2                                       |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Foreign Body                         |                         X                                                |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cataract                             |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lacrimal Gland                          |       +                                                                  |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                         3                                                |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |    2  2                          2                                2  2   |             
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                                                 2                        |             
      Nephropathy                          | 1                       1           1  1           1                     |             
      Renal Tubule, Accumulation, Hyaline  |                                                                          |             
          Droplet                          |                                                                          |             
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation           |                            2                                             |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |          2  2  2  3        3     2              2     2           2      |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
      Transitional Epithelium, Hyperplasia |                                                                          |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________              
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 6| 4| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 2| 0| 0| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 9| 2| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M|  47        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  46        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  46        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |             3                                                            |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Basophilic Focus                     |       X                                                                  |      4     |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |    2                                         2                           |      3  2.0|
      Hemorrhage                           | 3                                                                        |      1  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                   2                                   3                  |      3  2.3|
      Infarct                              | 3                                                                        |      1  3.0|
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    | 3                          2                                             |      5  1.6|
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |                                                                          |      1     |
      Necrosis, Focal                      |       1                                                                  |      2  1.0|
      Bile Duct, Hyperplasia               |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Kupffer Cell, Pigmentation           | 4                                                                        |      2  4.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                         +                             +                  |   4        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                         2                             3                  |      3  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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 6| 4| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 2| 0| 0| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 9| 2| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |            |
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Cyst                                 |                                                       3                  |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 3                                                                    2   |      5  2.6|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |       2                                                                  |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            |                                                                          |   2        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                3                    3                 3                  |      5  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  46        |
      Cyst                                 |                                        3                                 |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Pars Distalis, Angiectasis           |                                     2     1                              |      3  2.3|
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                                                          3               |      3  3.0|
      Pars Distalis, Hyperplasia, Focal    |             2                             1                              |      2  1.5|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 6| 4| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 2| 0| 0| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 9| 2| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |    2           2              2                    1     1     2         |     14  1.8|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |                         1                                                |      3  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Angiectasis                          |                         3  3           3                                 |      7  2.4|
      Cyst                                 |             3     3        3                    3              3        3|     11  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Angiectasis                          |                                                       3                  |      2  2.5|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |      2  2.0|
      Cervix, Cyst Epithelial Inclusion    | X                                                                        |      1     |
      Endometrium, Hyperplasia, Cystic     | 4  2  3  2  2  2  3  4  3  4  2  3  3  4  2     4  3  4  3  2  4  4  3  3|     47  3.1|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia                          |    2                 2                       2                           |      5  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                                              +                           |   6        |
      Iliac, Hematopoietic Cell            |                                                                          |            |
          Proliferation                    |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Iliac, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                                                                          |      3  3.0|
      Iliac, Pigmentation                  |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Lumbar, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid        |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 6| 4| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 2| 0| 0| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 9| 2| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
      Lumbar, Pigmentation                 |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Mediastinal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid   |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Renal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 1  2                       2                                             |     12  1.8|
      Hyperplasia, Plasma Cell             |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Pigmentation                         |    2     3  2        2           2  3  2        2  2        2     2     2|     20  2.2|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                            2                                             |      3  2.3|
      Hemorrhage                           |                                        2                                 |      1  2.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |    2                       3              3                              |      7  2.9|
      Hyperplasia, Plasma Cell             |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                                1         |      1  1.0|
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |    4  2     2        1  2           1  2  2           2                  |     20  2.2|
      Hyperplasia, Plasma Cell             |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Pigmentation                         |       2                    1                                             |      4  1.3|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |    4  1                                                                  |      3  2.0|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       | 1        2  2                                      1        2     2  1   |     14  1.8|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Atrophy                              |    2                                                                     |      2  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia                          |    3                                                                     |      2  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 6| 4| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 2| 0| 0| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 9| 2| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM - cont             |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperostosis                         | 3        2                       2  2                    2     2     2   |     13  2.2|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                              +                           |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hemorrhage                           |                            1                                             |      1  1.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |       2                                                                  |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Foreign Body                         |                   X                                                      |      2     |
      Hemorrhage                           | 2                                               1           1            |      3  1.3|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2                 2                       2                              |      6  2.0|
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |          2                             3                                 |      2  2.5|
      Thrombosis                           |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                                           2                              |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Foreign Body                         |                                                                          |      1     |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Cataract                             |                                        2                                 |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                4                 3                    2                  |      3  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 6| 4| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 2| 0| 0| 2| 2| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 9| 2| 8| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lacrimal Gland                          |                                                                          |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Cyst                                 |                                        3                                 |      2  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2           2     2           2  2  2  3  2        2              2     2|     16  2.1|
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Nephropathy                          | 1  2  1  1              1     1     1  1                 1  1     1     1|     17  1.1|
      Renal Tubule, Accumulation, Hyaline  |                                                                          |            |
          Droplet                          |                                              2                           |      1  2.0|
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation           |    3                                                                     |      2  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2        2  2     2                       2                    2        2|     16  2.1|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |       2                                                                  |      1  2.0|
      Transitional Epithelium, Hyperplasia |       1                                                                  |      1  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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 1| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 0| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 8| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    1250 PPM                               | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Basophilic Focus                     |                                                                          |             
      Clear Cell Focus                     |                                                                          |             
      Eosinophilic Focus                   |                                                             X            |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                                        2                 2               |             
      Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule           |                                              X                           |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |    2  2  1                 1  1                                          |             
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |          X                                      X                        |             
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                                           2                             3|             
      Tension Lipidosis                    |    X                                                                     |             
      Hepatocyte, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic|                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |          +           +        +  +  +     +                              |             
      Fat, Angiectasis                     |                               3                                          |             
      Fat, Necrosis                        |          1           2        1  2  2     3                              |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |             
      Acinus, Cytoplasmic Alteration       |    3                                                                     |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 1| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 0| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 8| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    1250 PPM                               | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                               2                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                                              2           3               |             
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |             1                                3           4               |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            |                            +                                             |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Myocardium, Necrosis                 |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                                     3                                   3|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                      2                                                   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                      3                                                   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Angiectasis           |                                                                          |             
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                                        2                                 |             
      Pars Distalis, Hyperplasia, Focal    |                               1                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |                                        2  1                 2        1  2|             
      Follicle, Cyst                       |             3                                                            |             
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                                                                         1|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 1| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 0| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 8| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    1250 PPM                               | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |             
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |          1     1     1  1     1  1  1                             1  1   |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |                         2           2                             3      |             
      Cyst                                 |    3     3  3                       3  3              3              3   |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |       4                       3                                          |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |             2                                            4        2  2   |             
      Metaplasia, Squamous                 | 2                                                                    3   |             
      Endometrium, Hyperplasia, Cystic     | 2  4  2  4  3  4  4  4  3  4  2  2  3        4  4  4  3  4  3  3  4  4  4|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |    2                                   3  3              4           3   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |             +                                            +           +   |             
      Iliac, Ectasia                       |                                                                      3   |             
      Iliac, Hematopoietic Cell            |                                                                          |             
          Proliferation                    |                                                                          |             
      Iliac, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |             3                                            4           2   |             
      Inguinal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid      |                                                                          |             
      Lumbar, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid        |             3                                                        3   |             
      Pancreatic, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid    |             2                                                            |             
      Renal, Hematopoietic Cell            |                                                                          |             
          Proliferation                    |                                                                          |             
      Renal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 1| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 0| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 8| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    1250 PPM                               | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |             
      Atrophy                              |                                           2              3               |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                2           3  1                                3  2      |             
      Hyperplasia, Plasma Cell             |                                                                      3  1|             
      Pigmentation                         | 2  2        3           2  2     2     2  2     2     2  2              2|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |             3                       2  2                                 |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |                2                                                         |             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |             2              2  2        3  3              4  1        2   |             
      Pigmentation                         |    2     1                          1     1  1                    1      |             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |                                           3              3               |             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |          1                 3  3  2           1        3        2     3   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +|             
      Atrophy                              |    3              4                       3              3               |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                                        3                                 |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperostosis                         |                         2     3     2                             2     2|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                           +                              |             
      Necrosis                             |                                           4                              |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hemorrhage                           |                   2                                                      |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 1| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 0| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 8| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    1250 PPM                               | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Foreign Body                         |       X                                                                  |             
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |                   4                                                      |             
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Ear                                     |                            +                             +               |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cataract                             |       2                                                                  |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lacrimal Gland                          |                            +                                             |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2                       2     2                                          |             
      Infarct                              |                                                 1                        |             
      Nephropathy                          | 1     1  1  1  1  1     1              1                 1     1        1|             
      Renal Tubule, Dilatation             |    2                                                                     |             
      Renal Tubule, Necrosis               |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                2                                                         |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________              
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 2| 3| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 8| 9| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 2| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Edema                                |                      2                                            2      |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Basophilic Focus                     |                         X                                                |      1     |
      Clear Cell Focus                     |                X                                                         |      1     |
      Eosinophilic Focus                   |                                                                          |      1     |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                                        1  1                       3      |      5  1.8|
      Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule           |                                                                          |      1     |
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |    1           3     1                             1           1     1  1|     12  1.3|
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |       X                                                                  |      3     |
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                                              3                           |      3  2.7|
      Tension Lipidosis                    |                   X                                                      |      2     |
      Hepatocyte, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic|                                                 3                        |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                                                                          |   6        |
      Fat, Angiectasis                     |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                                                                          |      6  1.8|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 2| 3| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 8| 9| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 2| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |            |
   Pancreas                                |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Cyst                                 |                                     3                                    |      1  3.0|
      Acinus, Cytoplasmic Alteration       |                                                 3                        |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                         2                                   2            |      3  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                                                                          |      2  2.5|
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                                                             2            |      4  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            |                                                                   +      |   2        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Myocardium, Necrosis                 |                                                 2                        |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |       3                          3                                       |      4  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  45        |
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 2| 3| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 8| 9| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 2| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
      Pars Distalis, Angiectasis           |                                                                         2|      1  2.0|
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Pars Distalis, Hyperplasia, Focal    |                                                                          |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |          2     2           3     1        1     1                 2      |     12  1.7|
      Follicle, Cyst                       |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                                                                          |      1  1.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |             1        1     2  1  1  1  1           2  1  1  1  1  2     1|     23  1.1|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Angiectasis                          |    3  3        3                 4           2                           |      8  2.8|
      Cyst                                 |       3     3        3     3           3     3           3  3            |     15  3.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                           3                       3      |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |      2  3.5|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |          2                 3           3  3                       3      |      9  2.7|
      Metaplasia, Squamous                 |                            3           4                          3      |      5  3.0|
      Endometrium, Hyperplasia, Cystic     |    3  3  4  3  4  3  2  4  3  4  3  3  4  4     4  4  4  3  2  2  2  4  3|     46  3.3|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Hyperplasia                          |          3     2  2        4           4  4                    4  4      |     13  3.2|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                +                       +  +  +                    +      |   8        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 2| 3| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 8| 9| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 2| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
      Iliac, Ectasia                       |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Iliac, Hematopoietic Cell            |                                                                          |            |
          Proliferation                    |                                        2                                 |      1  2.0|
      Iliac, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                                        3                                 |      4  3.0|
      Inguinal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid      |                                                                   2      |      1  2.0|
      Lumbar, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid        |                                                                          |      2  3.0|
      Pancreatic, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid    |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Renal, Hematopoietic Cell            |                                                                          |            |
          Proliferation                    |                                        2                                 |      1  2.0|
      Renal, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                                        3  2                              |      2  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +|  46        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |      2  2.5|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |             2              3  2           1                             1|     10  2.0|
      Hyperplasia, Plasma Cell             |                   1                                               2      |      4  1.8|
      Pigmentation                         |          3  3     2  2  2  2           2        3                       2|     21  2.2|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +  +|  47        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                            3                                             |      4  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Atrophy                              |                                                 2                        |      1  2.0|
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |          3  2  2  4  1  2  3           4  3  2        4  2  2  3  4  1   |     24  2.5|
      Pigmentation                         |             1           3  2                    2                    2   |     11  1.5|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |                   2                    1              4                  |      5  2.6|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |    3        2        1                    2              4               |     13  2.3|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                 3     3           3      |      7  3.1|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 2| 3| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 8| 9| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 2| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Edema                                |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperostosis                         |    2  2              2           3  2                                    |     10  2.2|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                                                          |   1        |
      Necrosis                             |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Foreign Body                         |       X                                                                  |      2     |
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                         2|      1  2.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                      2  2           2                                    |      3  2.0|
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |                                     2           2                        |      3  2.7|
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |       3                          1  2                                    |      3  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ear                                     |                                                                          |   2        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 2| 3| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 8| 9| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 2| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
   Eye                                     |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Cataract                             |                            3                                             |      2  2.5|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                            3                    2                        |      2  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |       2                             2                                    |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lacrimal Gland                          |                                                                          |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Cyst                                 |                                                                      3   |      1  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |             2                    2     2  2        3                     |      8  2.1|
      Infarct                              |          2                                                               |      2  1.5|
      Nephropathy                          |       1     2  1  1        1              2  2  1     1                 1|     21  1.1|
      Renal Tubule, Dilatation             |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Renal Tubule, Necrosis               |                                                 3                        |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         |    +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |       2     2                                   2  2        2            |      6  2.0|
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 3| 3| 3| 7| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 7| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
    2500 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |             
      Peyer's Patch, Infiltration Cellular,|                                                                          |             
           Polymorphonuclear               |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Peyer's Patch, Infiltration Cellular,|                                                                          |             
           Polymorphonuclear               |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Basophilic Focus                     |    X                                                                     |             
      Clear Cell Focus                     | X                                            X                           |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                                                                          |             
      Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule           | X  X                                                                     |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                        2                                 |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    | 1  1  1        1           1  1                       1  1              2|             
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                                                                   4      |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |                         +                 +                              |             
      Fat, Angiectasis                     |                                                                          |             
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                         3                 3                              |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |       3                                                                 3|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 3| 3| 3| 7| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 7| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
    2500 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |             
      Acinus, Cytoplasmic Alteration       |                                           3                              |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                2         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Diverticulum                         |                X                                         X        X      |             
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cardiomyopathy                       |    1                                                                     |             
      Thrombosis                           |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |       3                             3        3           3        3      |             
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |    1                                                                     |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 | 3                                                                        |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Angiectasis           |                                                                          |             
      Pars Distalis, Hyperplasia, Focal    |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 3| 3| 3| 7| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 7| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
    2500 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |                                        1        1     2              1   |             
      Follicle, Cyst                       |                      3                                                   |             
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                                                 2           1           1|             
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  1  2  1  2  1  1     1  1  2  2  1  2  1  2  1  1|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |    4                                                                     |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |          2        2                             3                        |             
      Cyst                                 |       3        3                 3     3  3        3                     |             
      Thrombosis                           |                                                                         4|             
      Corpus Luteum, Hyperplasia           |                                                          3               |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                        3        4           3     3      |             
      Metaplasia, Squamous                 |                                                                   3      |             
      Endometrium, Fibrosis                | 3                                                                        |             
      Endometrium, Hyperplasia, Cystic     | 4  4  2  4  4  3     4     2  3  3  4  4  2  3  4  4  4  3  4  4  4     4|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                2     2  2              4        4              3        2|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |                      +                 +        +           +  +         |             
      Bronchial, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid     |                                                                          |             
      Iliac, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                                        4        4                        |             
      Lumbar, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid        |                                                 3              3         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 3| 3| 3| 7| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 7| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
    2500 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |             
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                         2|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |    2                             1     1     1                    1  3  2|             
      Pigmentation                         | 2  2        2  2                    2        2  3     2        2  2     2|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Ectasia                              |                                                                          |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                                                 2                        |             
      Hemorrhage                           |                            2                                             |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                   2                    4     2                    2      |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |    2     1  2  2     2  3  2  1  2  3  3     2  3  2  2     2  3  3  2  3|             
      Pigmentation                         | 2  1  1     1  1  2     1     2  1  3     2  2  1  1  2     1     3  2   |             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |                         2                                                |             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |             1              2  2  1  2                    2           3   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                         2                                         3  3   |             
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 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                                   1      |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperostosis                         |                2              2  2                 2           2         |             
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 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Vacuolization Cytoplasmic            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Peripheral Nerve                        |                                           +                              |             
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 3| 3| 3| 7| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 7| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
    2500 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spinal Cord                             |                                           +                              |             
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 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                   2                                                      |             
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                             1  2         |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |             3     2                                      2               |             
      Thrombosis                           |                                                                          |             
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |          3                                                               |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                         4|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                       2                  |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                   2     2|             
      Infarct                              |                            3                                             |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                                                                          |             
      Nephropathy                          | 1  1           1     1        1     1     1  1     1  1     1        1   |             
      Papilla, Necrosis                    |                                                                          |             
      Renal Tubule, Accumulation, Hyaline  |                                                                          |             
          Droplet                          |                                                                          |             
      Renal Tubule, Necrosis               |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 3| 3| 3| 7| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 7| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
    2500 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |          2                    2                       2     2  2  2      |             
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 0| 6| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 9| 9| 9| 9| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Edema                                |                            2                 2                           |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                       3                  |      1  3.0|
      Peyer's Patch, Infiltration Cellular,|                                                                          |            |
           Polymorphonuclear               |                               3                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Peyer's Patch, Infiltration Cellular,|                                                                          |            |
           Polymorphonuclear               |                               3                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Basophilic Focus                     |                                                                          |      1     |
      Clear Cell Focus                     |                                     X                          X         |      4     |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                                           4        3     2               |      3  3.0|
      Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule           |                                                                          |      2     |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |    2                 2           2              2     3                  |      6  2.2|
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |                1                                                         |     10  1.1|
      Necrosis, Focal                      | 1                                         4  4                           |      4  3.3|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                         +                       +        +              +|   6        |
      Fat, Angiectasis                     |                                                 3                        |      1  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 0| 6| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 9| 9| 9| 9| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |            |
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                         3                       2        3              3|      6  2.8|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |      2  3.0|
      Acinus, Cytoplasmic Alteration       |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                                1         |      1  1.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                        2                                 |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Diverticulum                         |                   X                                   X                  |      5     |
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                                        1                                 |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            |                               +                                          |   1        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cardiomyopathy                       |                                     1                                    |      2  1.0|
      Thrombosis                           |                                           3                              |      1  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                      3                                                   |      6  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                    2                     |      2  1.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          |                                        2                                 |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 0| 6| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 9| 9| 9| 9| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Pars Distalis, Angiectasis           |          2                                                               |      1  2.0|
      Pars Distalis, Hyperplasia, Focal    |                3                                                     1   |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |       1                          1  1                 2              1   |      9  1.2|
      Follicle, Cyst                       |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         | 1        1     2           1                          3  2               |      9  1.6|
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 2  3  1  2     3  2  2  2  1  3  2  1  1        2  3  2  2  2  1  2  1  1|     46  1.7|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +|  48        |
      Angiectasis                          |       3  2           3     3           3                                 |      8  2.6|
      Cyst                                 |    3                          3                    3  3                  |     10  3.0|
      Thrombosis                           |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
      Corpus Luteum, Hyperplasia           |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Angiectasis                          |       2  2        3           2                    3                 1   |      6  2.2|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |      4  3.3|
      Metaplasia, Squamous                 |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Endometrium, Fibrosis                |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Endometrium, Hyperplasia, Cystic     | 3  4  3  3  4  4  4  3  4  4  2  3  4  4     3  3  2  4  3  3     2  2  3|     45  3.4|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 0| 6| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 9| 9| 9| 9| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          | 2              2     2        1           4              3     2     2  2|     16  2.4|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                         +                       +        +           +   |   9        |
      Bronchial, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid     |                                                 3        2               |      2  2.5|
      Iliac, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid         |                                                                          |      2  4.0|
      Lumbar, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid        |                                                                          |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2           2  2                 1     2              1  3     1         |     15  1.7|
      Pigmentation                         |       2  2     2  2  2  3                    3  2              2  2      |     21  2.1|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M|  48        |
      Ectasia                              |                                                          2               |      1  2.0|
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                      2        3                                          |      3  2.3|
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                      3                                   3               |      6  2.7|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 3  2  2           3  2  3  2  3  2     1  4  4  3  1     4     3  2  3  3|     39  2.4|
      Pigmentation                         |    2  1     1     3  2  2  1  2  1              2        1  2  2  2  2  2|     34  1.7|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |                                           4  4           3               |      4  3.3|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |    3        2        2              3  2        3     2        2        3|     16  2.2|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Atrophy                              |                                           3  3           3               |      3  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                      2                                                   |      4  2.5|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                          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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 0| 6| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 9| 9| 9| 9| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperostosis                         |       2  2  2              3           2                       2         |     11  2.1|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Vacuolization Cytoplasmic            |                                                    3                     |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Peripheral Nerve                        |                                                                          |   1        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spinal Cord                             |                                                                          |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Edema                                |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Hemorrhage                           |                                           2                 1            |      4  1.5|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                        2           2  2  3               |      7  2.3|
      Thrombosis                           |                                           1                              |      1  1.0|
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                                     1                                    |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 0| 6| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 9| 9| 9| 9| 4| 4| 2| 2| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 |                                                       3                  |      1  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                        2              3                  |      4  2.3|
      Infarct                              |                                                 3                        |      2  3.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                           2                              |      1  2.0|
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                      2                    3                              |      2  2.5|
      Nephropathy                          |             1     1              1  1              1        1  1         |     19  1.0|
      Papilla, Necrosis                    |                                           3                              |      1  3.0|
      Renal Tubule, Accumulation, Hyaline  |                                                                          |            |
          Droplet                          |                                              4                           |      1  4.0|
      Renal Tubule, Necrosis               |                                           2                              |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                        3        2     3  3     2         |     11  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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 6| 2| 2| 3| 3| 2| 5| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 1| 3| 3| 2| 9| 2| 3| 3| 2| 3| 2| 2|             
                                           | 1| 8| 9| 9| 1| 0| 9| 7| 9| 9| 0| 1| 0| 1| 0| 0| 9| 4| 9| 0| 2| 9| 1| 9| 9|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    0PPM                                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 2| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 2| 3| 4| 5| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                                  2  2                                    |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |                            2     4                                       |             
      Basophilic Focus                     |                                     X                          X         |             
      Clear Cell Focus                     |       X     X                                                           X|             
      Eosinophilic Focus                   |          X                    X                                         X|             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |    3                                                                     |             
      Infarct                              |                               X                                          |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |                                                       2                  |             
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |       X           X        X                                             |             
      Necrosis, Focal                      |    3                                                                     |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |             +     +     +     +                                      +   |             
      Fat, Necrosis                        |             2     2     3     2                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                    2                     |             
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                             2            |             
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 6| 2| 2| 3| 3| 2| 5| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 1| 3| 3| 2| 9| 2| 3| 3| 2| 3| 2| 2|             
                                           | 1| 8| 9| 9| 1| 0| 9| 7| 9| 9| 0| 1| 0| 1| 0| 0| 9| 4| 9| 0| 2| 9| 1| 9| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    0PPM                                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 2| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 2| 3| 4| 5| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                      2                                                   |             
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                      3                                                   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Glands, Dysplasia                    |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cardiomyopathy                       |                                                    1                     |             
      Perivascular, Inflammation, Chronic  |                                                                2         |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                                                                3         |             
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                             2            |             
      Hypertrophy, Focal                   |             1  1  2        1     2                                   2  1|             
      Capsule, Hyperplasia                 |             1                                                            |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                   3                                                      |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                                                                3         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |    2                       2                    2           2            |             
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |                                                    1                     |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 6| 2| 2| 3| 3| 2| 5| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 1| 3| 3| 2| 9| 2| 3| 3| 2| 3| 2| 2|             
                                           | 1| 8| 9| 9| 1| 0| 9| 7| 9| 9| 0| 1| 0| 1| 0| 0| 9| 4| 9| 0| 2| 9| 1| 9| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    0PPM                                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 2| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 2| 3| 4| 5| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Fibrosis                             |                                                                          |             
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                                        1                                 |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Penis                                   |    +                                                                     |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |    3     3  3           3                 3     3        3     3  3  3  3|             
      Inflammation, Chronic                | 2  3                       2  2        3                 3     3  2  2   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                        2                                 |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Germinal Epithelium, Atrophy         |                                        2                                 |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |    3                                   3                                 |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                        3                                 |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                   2           2                       2  2               |             
      Pigmentation                         |                2        2     2        3                       2  2      |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                        2                                 |             
      Hemorrhage                           |             1                 3                                   1      |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                   4  3        2                          2  2            |             
      Necrosis                             |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 6| 2| 2| 3| 3| 2| 5| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 1| 3| 3| 2| 9| 2| 3| 3| 2| 3| 2| 2|             
                                           | 1| 8| 9| 9| 1| 0| 9| 7| 9| 9| 0| 1| 0| 1| 0| 0| 9| 4| 9| 0| 2| 9| 1| 9| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    0PPM                                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 2| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 2| 3| 4| 5| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |    4                                   3        3  3     1               |             
      Pigmentation                         |                                                                          |             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |                               2                          2           2   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |    3                             2     4     2                           |             
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Peripheral Nerve                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spinal Cord                             |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                                                                          |             
      Hemorrhage                           |                2              3                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |                         2                 3           3                  |             
      Thrombosis                           |                                        1                                 |             
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |       3     4           3                                      3         |             
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia,    |                                                                          |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 6| 2| 2| 3| 3| 2| 5| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 1| 3| 3| 2| 9| 2| 3| 3| 2| 3| 2| 2|             
                                           | 1| 8| 9| 9| 1| 0| 9| 7| 9| 9| 0| 1| 0| 1| 0| 0| 9| 4| 9| 0| 2| 9| 1| 9| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    0PPM                                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 2| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 2| 3| 4| 5| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |             
           Multifocal                      |       4                                                                  |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Foreign Body                         |                                                                          |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Ear                                     | +                                                                        |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
      Cornea, Hyperplasia                  |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                                2         |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |          2                                               1     2         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lacrimal Gland                          |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                               3                       3  3     3     3   |             
      Hydronephrosis                       |                                                    2                     |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |    2                                                                     |             
      Infarct                              |                1                                               2         |             
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  | 2                             1                                         1|             
      Nephropathy                          |    2  1  1  1  1  1     2  2  3  1  1           1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1   |             
      Renal Tubule, Hyperplasia            |                                                                          |             
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation           |    2                                                                     |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________              
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 6|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 6|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 9| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 0| 4| 8|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 2| 3| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  46        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | M  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Edema                                |                                                                          |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |      2  3.0|
      Basophilic Focus                     |                                                                          |      2     |
      Clear Cell Focus                     |                X  X  X                                                   |      6     |
      Eosinophilic Focus                   |                                                                          |      3     |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Infarct                              |                                                                          |      1     |
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |                            1                             1  1  2         |      5  1.4|
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |                                        X                                 |      4     |
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                               1                                          |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |             +                                                            |   6        |
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                                                                          |      4  2.3|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 6|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 6|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 9| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 0| 4| 8|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 2| 3| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |            |
      Cyst                                 |                         3              3                                 |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                   2                                                      |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                                        1                                 |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Glands, Dysplasia                    |                                        3                                 |      1  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cardiomyopathy                       |                                                                          |      1  1.0|
      Perivascular, Inflammation, Chronic  |             1                                                           2|      3  1.7|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                                              3                           |      2  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                             1            |      2  1.5|
      Hypertrophy, Focal                   | 1           2  1              1        1                       1         |     13  1.3|
      Capsule, Hyperplasia                 |                                                                          |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Cyst                                 |                                                 3        3               |      3  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +|  49        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 6|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 6|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 9| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 0| 4| 8|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 2| 3| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                                                          3               |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Degeneration, Cystic                 | 2     2                       3              1           3        1      |     10  2.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |                                                                          |      1  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Fibrosis                             |                      2                                                   |      1  2.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                                                                          |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Penis                                   |                                                                          |   1        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 |    3     3        3                 3        3     3           3         |     18  3.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                     2        3  2     2        2         |     14  2.4|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Germinal Epithelium, Atrophy         |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          |                         3        3                                       |      4  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 6|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 6|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 9| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 0| 4| 8|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 2| 3| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Lymph Node                              |                         +                          +                     |   2        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2                       3     2  2                       2     2         |     10  2.1|
      Pigmentation                         |             2                          2                                 |      8  2.1|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +|  47        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                 2                        |      4  1.8|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                  2                       2               |      7  2.4|
      Necrosis                             |                                  4                                       |      1  4.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                   2  1  3        1                       1               |     10  2.2|
      Pigmentation                         |                                  2                                       |      1  2.0|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |             1                    3                                       |      5  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |
      Atrophy                              |                                        2                       2     3   |      7  2.6|
      Cyst                                 |                                                       3                  |      1  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                                                         +|   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 6|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 6|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 9| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 0| 4| 8|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 2| 3| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Peripheral Nerve                        |                                                                         +|   1        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spinal Cord                             |                                                                         +|   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Edema                                |                                                       2                  |      1  2.0|
      Hemorrhage                           |                         1                                         2      |      4  2.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                 2                        |      1  2.0|
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |       3                                                                  |      4  2.8|
      Thrombosis                           |                                                                          |      1  1.0|
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                                           3                              |      5  3.2|
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia,    |                                                                          |            |
           Multifocal                      |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Foreign Body                         |                            X                                             |      1     |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                               1                                          |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ear                                     |                                                                          |   1        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                         3                                                |      1  3.0|
      Cornea, Hyperplasia                  |                         2                                                |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 6|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 6|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 0| 0| 1| 9| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 0| 4| 8|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6|      L     |
                                           | 2| 3| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |      3  1.7|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lacrimal Gland                          |                            +                                             |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 | 3     3     3  3  3           3  3                                3      |     13  3.0|
      Hydronephrosis                       |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Infarct                              |       1                             1                             2  4   |      6  1.8|
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                                                 3                       2|      5  1.8|
      Nephropathy                          | 1        1     1  1  1     1        1     1  1  1     2  2  2  1        1|     34  1.2|
      Renal Tubule, Hyperplasia            |                               1                                          |      1  1.0|
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation           |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 4| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 1| 9| 1| 0| 0| 0| 0| 9| 9| 1| 9| 0| 2| 1| 0| 0| 9| 0| 9| 6| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    625 PPM                                | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                2                                                         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Basophilic Focus                     |             X  X                 X                                       |             
      Clear Cell Focus                     | X                                         X              X        X      |             
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |             
      Eosinophilic Focus                   |                                                                   X      |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    | 1  1                                         2                    1  1   |             
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |                                                             X            |             
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                                              2     1                    1|             
      Tension Lipidosis                    |                                                                   X      |             
      Hepatocyte, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic|                                                                          |             
      Kupffer Cell, Pigmentation           |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |                                                          +               |             
      Angiectasis                          |                                                          2               |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                          1               |             
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 4| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 1| 9| 1| 0| 0| 0| 0| 9| 9| 1| 9| 0| 2| 1| 0| 0| 9| 0| 9| 6| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    625 PPM                                | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |       2                                                        2         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Diverticulum                         |                                                             X     X      |             
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                                                                          |             
      Ulcer                                |                                                                          |             
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                                                                   1      |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    | 3     3                                                                 3|             
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   | 2                    1                                                  2|             
      Hypertrophy, Focal                   | 2        2  2     1     2  2  1     1  2           2                 1   |             
      Capsule, Hyperplasia                 |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                                                                         3|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  M  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                                                                          |             
      Pars Distalis, Hyperplasia, Focal    |                                                 4                        |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |                                                                      1   |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 4| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 1| 9| 1| 0| 0| 0| 0| 9| 9| 1| 9| 0| 2| 1| 0| 0| 9| 0| 9| 6| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    625 PPM                                | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |             
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                      1        2                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                1                                                     1   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 | 3     3  3  3              3  3     3  3     3                 3  3      |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                | 2              2           2  2           2  4     2                     |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Germinal Epithelium, Atrophy         |                3                                                         |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                3     2                       3           2               |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |                                              +                           |             
      Bronchial, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |          2     2                             2     2     2     2         |             
      Pigmentation                         |                                           2     2                       2|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  M  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |             
      Hemorrhage                           | 2                                                                        |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2                 2                             2                 2  2   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 4| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 1| 9| 1| 0| 0| 0| 0| 9| 9| 1| 9| 0| 2| 1| 0| 0| 9| 0| 9| 6| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    625 PPM                                | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                       3                  |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 1  1           4     2  2                    4           2  4            |             
      Pigmentation                         |                      1  1                          1     2               |             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |                2                                      4     4            |             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |                                                                1         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                             3            |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                  3                                       |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                              4                           |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                                             +            |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Compression                          |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |       2                          2                                       |             
      Hemorrhage                           |       2                    1           2        2        1               |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                   2                       2                              |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |                               2  4                             2         |             
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                               1                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 4| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 1| 9| 1| 0| 0| 0| 0| 9| 9| 1| 9| 0| 2| 1| 0| 0| 9| 0| 9| 6| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    625 PPM                                | 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|             
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Foreign Body                         |                X                                                         |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                4                                                         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                      2                                                   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                      3   |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                               3  3                                3  3  3|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |    2              2                                            2         |             
      Infarct                              |             2        1           2                                2      |             
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                                     2                                    |             
      Nephropathy                          | 1  2  1  2  2  3  1  1  1     2  1  2  2  2  1     2     2        2  1  1|             
      Renal Tubule, Hyperplasia            |                         1                                                |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________              
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 5| 2| 3| 3| 2| 3| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 9| 0| 1| 6| 0| 1| 9| 9| 0| 7| 9| 1| 1| 9| 0| 9| 9| 1| 1| 0| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 8| 9| 0| 1| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Edema                                |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                      2                                                   |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                          2               |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Basophilic Focus                     |                                                                          |      3     |
      Clear Cell Focus                     | X  X                    X           X                 X                  |      9     |
      Cyst                                 |                                                    3                     |      1  3.0|
      Eosinophilic Focus                   |                                                       X              X   |      3     |
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |    1                                                        1            |      7  1.1|
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |                                           X     X                        |      3     |
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                                  3     1                             1   |      6  1.5|
      Tension Lipidosis                    |                               X                                          |      2     |
      Hepatocyte, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic|                                                       3                  |      1  3.0|
      Kupffer Cell, Pigmentation           |                3                                                         |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                                                       +                  |   2        |
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 5| 2| 3| 3| 2| 3| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 9| 0| 1| 6| 0| 1| 9| 9| 0| 7| 9| 1| 1| 9| 0| 9| 9| 1| 1| 0| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 8| 9| 0| 1| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |            |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |      1  1.0|
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                                                       2                  |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Diverticulum                         |                                                                          |      2     |
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |    1                                                                     |      1  1.0|
      Ulcer                                |                            3                                             |      1  3.0|
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |    2                                                                     |      2  1.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |    3                    3        3                                       |      6  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                     1                                    |      4  1.5|
      Hypertrophy, Focal                   |             2                             1  2     1  1           2     1|     18  1.6|
      Capsule, Hyperplasia                 |                                           1  2                           |      2  1.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          |                         2                       2                        |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 5| 2| 3| 3| 2| 3| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 9| 0| 1| 6| 0| 1| 9| 9| 0| 7| 9| 1| 1| 9| 0| 9| 9| 1| 1| 0| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 8| 9| 0| 1| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |             3                                                            |      1  3.0|
      Pars Distalis, Hyperplasia, Focal    |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |                         1                                                |      2  1.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                                                                          |      2  1.5|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                   2                                                      |      3  1.3|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 | 3     3     3  3  3              3  3     3  3     3  3                 3|     23  3.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                   2                                         2           2|     10  2.2|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Germinal Epithelium, Atrophy         |       2        2                                            1            |      4  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          |       2  3     4                 3                          4  2         |     10  2.8|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 5| 2| 3| 3| 2| 3| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 9| 0| 1| 6| 0| 1| 9| 9| 0| 7| 9| 1| 1| 9| 0| 9| 9| 1| 1| 0| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 8| 9| 0| 1| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Lymph Node                              |                            +                                   +         |   3        |
      Bronchial, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid     |                            2                                             |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  46        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |    2  2  4              2        3  2                       2           3|     14  2.3|
      Pigmentation                         | 2              2     3                                                   |      6  2.2|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |
      Atrophy                              |                3                                                         |      1  3.0|
      Hemorrhage                           |                               1                                          |      2  1.5|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                       2  3               |      7  2.1|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |       3  3  3  4     1        1  3        1  1  2           4  2  1      |     21  2.3|
      Pigmentation                         |                            1  1     1  1  1  1  1  1  1     1     1  1   |     16  1.1|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |                3                                                         |      4  3.3|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |                                     2                                    |      2  1.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  46        |
      Atrophy                              |                2                    2        2              2            |      5  2.2|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 5| 2| 3| 3| 2| 3| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 9| 0| 1| 6| 0| 1| 9| 9| 0| 7| 9| 1| 1| 9| 0| 9| 9| 1| 1| 0| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 8| 9| 0| 1| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM - cont             |                                                                          |            |
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                                                          |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Compression                          |          3                                                               |      1  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Edema                                |                         2                                                |      3  2.0|
      Hemorrhage                           |    1        2  1                                                         |      8  1.5|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |      2  2.0|
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |                         4                                                |      4  3.0|
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |          3                                                        2      |      3  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Foreign Body                         |          X                                                  X            |      3     |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |       1  2                                                  3            |      4  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |          4                                                               |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                               1                             2        1   |      4  1.8|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 |                   3        3           3           3              3  3   |     11  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 5| 2| 3| 3| 2| 3| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 9| 0| 1| 6| 0| 1| 9| 9| 0| 7| 9| 1| 1| 9| 0| 9| 9| 1| 1| 0| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 8| 9| 0| 1| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 URINARY SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |      3  2.0|
      Infarct                              | 2                                               2                        |      6  1.8|
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                               1              1                           |      3  1.3|
      Nephropathy                          | 1  1     1  2  2  1  1  2  1  1  1  2  1  1  1  1  1     1  3  2  1  2  2|     43  1.5|
      Renal Tubule, Hyperplasia            |                                                                          |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 4| 7| 0| 7| 7| 5| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 0| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 2| 2|             
                                           | 0| 1| 9| 0| 9| 7| 1| 1| 1| 0| 9| 1| 0| 1| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 9| 0| 1| 9| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             
    1250 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
                                           | 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  M  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  M  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                  3                                       |             
      Infiltration Cellular,               |                                                                          |             
          Polymorphonuclear                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |          4                                                               |             
      Basophilic Focus                     |                                                                          |             
      Clear Cell Focus                     |                      X                             X              X  X   |             
      Eosinophilic Focus                   |                                                                          |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |       2                                                        1         |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |             1                                1        1              1   |             
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |                                              X                 X  X  X   |             
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                                                          1               |             
      Tension Lipidosis                    |                                                                         X|             
      Hepatocyte, Cytoplasmic Alteration   |             1        1                    1  1  1           1     2  1   |             
      Hepatocyte, Karyomegaly              |                      1              1                    1  1     1  1   |             
      Kupffer Cell, Pigmentation           | 2                                                                        |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |                            +                                         +  +|             
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                            2                                            2|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 4| 7| 0| 7| 7| 5| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 0| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 2| 2|             
                                           | 0| 1| 9| 0| 9| 7| 1| 1| 1| 0| 9| 1| 0| 1| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 9| 0| 1| 9| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             
    1250 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
                                           | 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |             
      Cyst                                 |    3                                                                     |             
      Acinus, Cytoplasmic Alteration       |                                        2                                 |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            |                                  +     +                                 |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |    3                       3           3                 3        3     3|             
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                            2        1                                    |             
      Hypertrophy, Focal                   |             1        2           1                    1           1  1   |             
      Capsule, Hyperplasia                 |                            2                          1              1   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                                1         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                                                                   3      |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                                              3                           |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 4| 7| 0| 7| 7| 5| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 0| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 2| 2|             
                                           | 0| 1| 9| 0| 9| 7| 1| 1| 1| 0| 9| 1| 0| 1| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 9| 0| 1| 9| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             
    1250 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
                                           | 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |             
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |                   1                                                      |             
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                            1     2                                       |             
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |                   1     2     1                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Granuloma Sperm                      | 3                 2                                                      |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2                                                                        |             
      Hypospermia                          |                                                 4                        |             
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         | 2                 3                             2  1                     |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Penis                                   |                                                                          |             
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 | 3  3        3     3        3                 3  3              3         |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                | 3           2     2        2              2  2  2              2         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Germinal Epithelium, Atrophy         | 2                 3                             3                        |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                   2     2              2  2  2  2  2     2  2     2     2|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  M  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |             
      Ectasia                              |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2                                                        3               |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 4| 7| 0| 7| 7| 5| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 0| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 2| 2|             
                                           | 0| 1| 9| 0| 9| 7| 1| 1| 1| 0| 9| 1| 0| 1| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 9| 0| 1| 9| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             
    1250 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
                                           | 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |             
      Pigmentation                         |       2              2                          2     2                  |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |             
      Hemorrhage                           |                   2                                            2         |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                            2     3     3     4  2  2        2           2|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                3                                                         |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 4     4  2  1     3  2  3  2  4     1     3  2  1  2  2  3  3     2  2  3|             
      Pigmentation                         |          2  2        2  1  2  1  1     1  2  2  1  1  2  1  1     1  2   |             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           | 1     2  1                    3           1                          1  2|             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |                                                       2                  |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                4                                                         |             
      Cyst                                 |       3                                                                  |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |             2                                                            |             
      Hemorrhage                           | 2           2                                               1  2         |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 4| 7| 0| 7| 7| 5| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 2| 0| 2| 0| 3| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 2| 2|             
                                           | 0| 1| 9| 0| 9| 7| 1| 1| 1| 0| 9| 1| 0| 1| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 9| 0| 1| 9| 9|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             
    1250 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|             
                                           | 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    | 2                                         4     1  1                     |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |          1                                                               |             
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                                                                          |             
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Foreign Body                         |                               X                                          |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                               1                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cataract                             |                                                                          |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
      Cornea, Hyperplasia                  |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                       2                  |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |    3        3                    3  3           3     3           3      |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                          2               |             
      Infarct                              |    2                                                  1  3        3     1|             
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                                                          1               |             
      Nephropathy                          |    1  2     2     2  2     1  2     2  1  1  2  1  1  2  2  1  1  2  1  1|             
      Renal Tubule, Hyperplasia            |                                                                         1|             
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation           |                               2                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________              
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 0| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 0| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 0| 1| 0| 1| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 2| 1| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 2| 2| 0| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 7| 8| 6| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 0| 4| 1| 3| 9| 7| 1| 2| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|      L     |
                                           | 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 0| 1| 2| 3| 5| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  A  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  I  +  M  A  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +|  42        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +|  47        |
      Edema                                |                                                             2            |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +|  45        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +|  46        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Infiltration Cellular,               |                                                                          |            |
          Polymorphonuclear                |                                     3                                    |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +|  45        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
      Basophilic Focus                     |                         X                                                |      1     |
      Clear Cell Focus                     |                                        X              X                  |      6     |
      Eosinophilic Focus                   | X                 X                                                      |      2     |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                                                                          |      2  1.5|
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |          2                                1                       2      |      7  1.3|
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |                                                                          |      4     |
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                                           4                              |      2  2.5|
      Tension Lipidosis                    |                                                                          |      1     |
      Hepatocyte, Cytoplasmic Alteration   |                               1                             2        1   |     11  1.2|
      Hepatocyte, Karyomegaly              |                   1           1                             1        1   |     10  1.0|
      Kupffer Cell, Pigmentation           |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 0| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 0| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 0| 1| 0| 1| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 2| 1| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 2| 2| 0| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 7| 8| 6| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 0| 4| 1| 3| 9| 7| 1| 2| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|      L     |
                                           | 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 0| 1| 2| 3| 5| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |       +           +                                                      |   5        |
      Fat, Necrosis                        |       3                                                                  |      3  2.3|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Atrophy                              |                         4                                                |      1  4.0|
      Cyst                                 |       3                 3                                                |      3  3.0|
      Acinus, Cytoplasmic Alteration       |                            2                                             |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |             2                                                            |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +|  49        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            |                                           +                              |   3        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                                        3                                3|      8  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                1                                                         |      3  1.3|
      Hypertrophy, Focal                   | 1     1           2                 1                                    |     10  1.2|
      Capsule, Hyperplasia                 |                                                                          |      3  1.3|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          |                         2                                                |      2  1.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 0| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 0| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 0| 1| 0| 1| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 2| 1| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 2| 2| 0| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 7| 8| 6| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 0| 4| 1| 3| 9| 7| 1| 2| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|      L     |
                                           | 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 0| 1| 2| 3| 5| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  M  +  +  M  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  45        |
      Cyst                                 |                   3                                                      |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                                        3                                 |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |                               2                             3            |      3  2.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                                                 2                        |      3  1.7|
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |                                     1              1              1      |      6  1.2|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Granuloma Sperm                      |                                     3                                    |      3  2.7|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                 3                        |      2  2.5|
      Hypospermia                          |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                                     2           2           2            |      7  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Penis                                   |    +                                                                     |   1        |
      Angiectasis                          |    3                                                                     |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 | 3        3  3  3           3           3        3           3            |     16  3.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |       2        2        2  2                                3        2   |     14  2.1|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 0| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 0| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 0| 1| 0| 1| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 2| 1| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 2| 2| 0| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 7| 8| 6| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 0| 4| 1| 3| 9| 7| 1| 2| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|      L     |
                                           | 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 0| 1| 2| 3| 5| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Germinal Epithelium, Atrophy         | 2        2                          3           2           1            |      8  2.3|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          |       2        2  2                 3  2  2     3           2           2|     20  2.1|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +|  45        |
      Atrophy                              |    2        2                                                            |      2  2.0|
      Ectasia                              |                                                 2                        |      1  2.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |       3                    3        2     3     2  3        2            |      9  2.6|
      Pigmentation                         | 2           2                    2     2  2                              |      9  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +|  46        |
      Atrophy                              |    2     3                                                               |      2  2.5|
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                          |      2  2.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2              2        2  3        3                                2  2|     15  2.4|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Atrophy                              |    3                 3                                   3               |      4  3.0|
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 3     2        2  3     2  2  2  3  3  3  2     4  3  2     3     1  2  3|     38  2.5|
      Pigmentation                         | 2     1  1  2  2  3           1  2  2  2           1  2     2     1  2  1|     33  1.6|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           | 1        3                       1                 1        1  4     1   |     14  1.6|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |             2                                                            |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +|  46        |
      Atrophy                              |    3  3  3           3           4           3           4     4         |      9  3.4|
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 0| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 0| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 0| 1| 0| 1| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 2| 1| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 2| 2| 0| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 7| 8| 6| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 0| 4| 1| 3| 9| 7| 1| 2| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|      L     |
                                           | 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 0| 1| 2| 3| 5| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Edema                                |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                                          |      4  1.8|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                   2                       2                              |      2  2.0|
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |                                                                          |      4  2.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |      1  1.0|
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                1                                                  1      |      2  1.0|
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                               1                                          |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Foreign Body                         |                         X                                   X            |      3     |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                         1                                   3            |      3  1.7|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cataract                             |                                                    3                     |      1  3.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                     1              3                     |      2  2.0|
      Cornea, Hyperplasia                  |                                                    2                     |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 0| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 7| 0| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 0| 1| 0| 1| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 2| 1| 3| 3| 3| 5| 3| 2| 2| 0| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 7| 8| 6| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 0| 4| 1| 3| 9| 7| 1| 2| 1| 1| 0|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|      L     |
                                           | 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 0| 1| 2| 3| 5| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 6| 7| 8| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +|  48        |
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                                   3      |      2  2.5|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 |                3                       3              3           3  3   |     12  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                | 2                                               2                        |      3  2.0|
      Infarct                              | 3                                                                        |      6  2.2|
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                                     1                                    |      2  1.0|
      Nephropathy                          | 1     2     1  2  1        2        1  1        3           1        2  1|     32  1.5|
      Renal Tubule, Hyperplasia            |                                                                   1      |      2  1.0|
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation           |                                                             1            |      2  1.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 0| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 0| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 9| 3| 5| 0| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3|             
                                           | 7| 9| 1| 9| 0| 1| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 9| 9| 1| 5| 1| 6| 7| 9| 0| 9| 1| 9| 1| 0|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    2500 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1|             
                                           | 2| 3| 4| 6| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  M  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                         2                                                |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |          3                                                               |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                               2                                          |             
      Infiltration Cellular,               |                                                                          |             
          Polymorphonuclear                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Basophilic Focus                     |                                                                      X   |             
      Clear Cell Focus                     |    X                                                              X     X|             
      Eosinophilic Focus                   |                            X     X                                X      |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                                                          2               |             
      Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule           |                                                                          |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |                                  1           2                           |             
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |          X                                                              X|             
      Necrosis, Diffuse                    |                                                                3         |             
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                                                                          |             
      Hepatocyte, Cytoplasmic Alteration   |    2  2  1  2     1  1  2  2     2  2  2                 3  1     2  2  2|             
      Hepatocyte, Karyomegaly              |    2  1                 1  1     1  1  1                 1        1  2  2|             
      Hepatocyte, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic|                                                                          |             
      Kupffer Cell, Pigmentation           |                2     1           1     1  1  4           2           3   |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |                                     +                                    |             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 0| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 0| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 9| 3| 5| 0| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3|             
                                           | 7| 9| 1| 9| 0| 1| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 9| 9| 1| 5| 1| 6| 7| 9| 0| 9| 1| 9| 1| 0|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    2500 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1|             
                                           | 2| 3| 4| 6| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |             
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                                     2                                    |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |                                                          3               |             
      Acinus, Cytoplasmic Alteration       |                3                                                         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Ulcer                                |                3                                                         |             
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                                                          3               |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Tooth                                   |                                                                          |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            |    +                                                                     |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cardiomyopathy                       |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                         3  3  3                                3         |             
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                                          |             
      Hypertrophy, Focal                   |                      2        1        2                          1      |             
      Capsule, Hyperplasia                 |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hyperplasia                          |                                              2                           |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 0| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 0| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 9| 3| 5| 0| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3|             
                                           | 7| 9| 1| 9| 0| 1| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 9| 9| 1| 5| 1| 6| 7| 9| 0| 9| 1| 9| 1| 0|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    2500 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1|             
                                           | 2| 3| 4| 6| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |             
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                                                             3     3      |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |                                  2                    2                  |             
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |       2  2        2  2     2     2  3  1     2        4  3        1  2  2|             
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |    1     2              1              1  1  2              1     1      |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Granuloma Sperm                      |                               3                                         3|             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |             
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |                               3                                         2|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Penis                                   |                                                                          |             
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |          3  3        3  3        3     3     3  3     3     3     3  3  3|             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |             3                                         1                  |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                3                                                         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Germinal Epithelium, Atrophy         |                1              2           2                             2|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 0| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 0| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 9| 3| 5| 0| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3|             
                                           | 7| 9| 1| 9| 0| 1| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 9| 9| 1| 5| 1| 6| 7| 9| 0| 9| 1| 9| 1| 0|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    2500 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1|             
                                           | 2| 3| 4| 6| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2|             
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 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia                          |    2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  3  2  2        4        2  2  3|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |                                           +                              |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              |                                                 2  3           3         |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |             2        2           2  2  2     3        2  3               |             
      Pigmentation                         |       2  2                                      2                        |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |                                                 3                        |             
      Atrophy                              |                                                 3                        |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |       2                       3                          2               |             
      Necrosis                             |                                                 3                        |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |             
      Atrophy                              | 3                                                              2         |             
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |    2  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  4  3  3  2  2  3  3  3     2  4  2     3  4  3|             
      Pigmentation                         |    2  3  3  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  2     3     2     2     2|             
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |    2  1  3     4        1  1              4  2  3  3     3  1     2  3  1|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  M  +  +|             
      Atrophy                              | 3                                               3  3           4         |             
      Cyst                                 |                                        3                                 |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                                 +                        |             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |             
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 0| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 0| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 9| 3| 5| 0| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3|             
                                           | 7| 9| 1| 9| 0| 1| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 9| 9| 1| 5| 1| 6| 7| 9| 0| 9| 1| 9| 1| 0|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    2500 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1|             
                                           | 2| 3| 4| 6| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Peripheral Nerve                        |                                                                          |             
      Atrophy                              |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spinal Cord                             |                                                                          |             
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 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Edema                                |                                                                          |             
      Hemorrhage                           |                                                 4                        |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                      2        2     2                                    |             
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |                                  2                                       |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                              2                           |             
      Thrombosis                           |                                                                          |             
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                                  2  2                                    |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Foreign Body                         |                                                             X            |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                     2                                    |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cataract                             |                                                                          |             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                          |             
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Cyst                                 |          3  3     3  3     3           3     3           3        3      |             
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 0| 7| 7| 7| 7| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 6| 0| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 0| 2| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 3| 2| 2| 3| 9| 3| 5| 0| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3|             
                                           | 7| 9| 1| 9| 0| 1| 1| 9| 1| 1| 0| 9| 9| 1| 5| 1| 6| 7| 9| 0| 9| 1| 9| 1| 0|             
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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    2500 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1|             
                                           | 2| 3| 4| 6| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2|             
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |             
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                              2                           |             
      Infarct                              |                                        2                                 |             
      Inflammation, Suppurative            |                4                                                         |             
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                            2                                             |             
      Nephropathy                          |       1  2  1        1     1     1  1     1  1        1  1           1  1|             
      Papilla, Necrosis                    |                                                                      2   |             
      Renal Tubule, Hyperplasia            |          2                                2                              |             
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation           |    3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  1  3  3  2  2  3  2        3  3     2  3  3|             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urethra                                 |                +                                                         |             
      Angiectasis                          |                4                                                         |             
      Inflammation, Suppurative            |                3                                                         |             
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Transitional Epithelium, Hyperplasia |                2                                                         |             
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 0| 0| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2|            |
                                           | 0| 1| 4| 1| 0| 1| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 7| 9| 1| 0| 3| 1| 9| 9| 0| 9|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|      L     |
                                           | 3| 5| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Edema                                |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Infiltration Cellular,               |                                                                          |            |
          Polymorphonuclear                |                                                                2         |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Basophilic Focus                     |                                  X        X                              |      3     |
      Clear Cell Focus                     |                X                                X     X        X        X|      8     |
      Eosinophilic Focus                   |       X        X        X                                                |      6     |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                   2                                                      |      2  2.0|
      Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule           |             X                                                            |      1     |
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |                            1              2                 1  1  2      |      7  1.4|
      Mixed Cell Focus                     |                                        X           X                     |      4     |
      Necrosis, Diffuse                    |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Necrosis, Focal                      |             4              1  3           1        1              3      |      6  2.2|
      Hepatocyte, Cytoplasmic Alteration   | 2  2     2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  2        2  2  2     1  2  1  2  1|     37  1.8|
      Hepatocyte, Karyomegaly              | 2        1  1  2     2  2  2     1  1  2        1  1  1     1  1  1  1  1|     29  1.3|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 0| 0| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2|            |
                                           | 0| 1| 4| 1| 0| 1| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 7| 9| 1| 0| 3| 1| 9| 9| 0| 9|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|      L     |
                                           | 3| 5| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM - cont                  |                                                                          |            |
      Hepatocyte, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic|                                                          2               |      1  2.0|
      Kupffer Cell, Pigmentation           |    1  1  1  1  1  1     1     1                          2     1     2   |     19  1.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                                                       +                  |   2        |
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                                                       3                  |      2  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 |                                                    3                     |      2  3.0|
      Acinus, Cytoplasmic Alteration       |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Ulcer                                |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Epithelium, Hyperplasia              |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tooth                                   |                                           +                              |   1        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                           4                              |      1  4.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            |       +                                                     +            |   3        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cardiomyopathy                       |                1                                                         |      1  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                                     3                                   3|      6  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   |                                                                         1|      1  1.0|
      Hypertrophy, Focal                   | 2        2        2  2           1                                2      |     10  1.7|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 0| 0| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2|            |
                                           | 0| 1| 4| 1| 0| 1| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 7| 9| 1| 0| 3| 1| 9| 9| 0| 9|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|      L     |
                                           | 3| 5| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
      Capsule, Hyperplasia                 |          2                                                  1            |      2  1.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Cyst                                 |          3                                                               |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                                                                          |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Degeneration, Cystic                 |    1              1                                                      |      4  1.5|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         | 1  1     1  3  3        2  1     1  1  1  2     1  3  1     2  3  1  3  1|     33  1.9|
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 2  1  1     2  2     1  2  1  1  1     1                 1  1  1  1  3  1|     25  1.3|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Granuloma Sperm                      |                            2                    2  2        3            |      6  2.5|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                3                                                         |      1  3.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic Active         |    2                    4  4                    3  2        3            |      8  2.9|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Penis                                   |                                              +                           |   1        |
      Angiectasis                          |                                              3                           |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 | 3  3                       3  3        3           3              3  3   |     21  3.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |    2              3                                4        2        2   |      7  2.4|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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        
                                                                                                                                    
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Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 0| 0| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2|            |
                                           | 0| 1| 4| 1| 0| 1| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 7| 9| 1| 0| 3| 1| 9| 9| 0| 9|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|      L     |
                                           | 3| 5| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                2         |      2  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Germinal Epithelium, Atrophy         |                      2  3  3  2                 3  1  2  1  3  1         |     14  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hyperplasia                          | 3     2     2  2  3  2  3  3  3  2  2  2  3     3  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  3|     42  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                                                                          |   1        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Atrophy                              |                                              3                           |      4  2.8|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |          2           2                    2              2  3            |     13  2.2|
      Pigmentation                         |                               2     2                                   2|      6  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
      Atrophy                              |                                              3                           |      2  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |             2              4     2  2           2     2              2   |     10  2.3|
      Necrosis                             |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Angiectasis                          |       2                                                                  |      1  2.0|
      Atrophy                              |                                              3                           |      3  2.7|
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 3  3  2  1  3  3  3  2  4  4  3  2  3  3        3  3  3  4  3  3  4  3  1|     45  2.9|
      Pigmentation                         | 2  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  3  3  2  3  3     2  1  3     2  2  2  3  3|     43  2.2|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           | 1     1     2  1           2  2     1  1        1  1  1  4  1  1  1      |     30  1.8|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 0| 0| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2|            |
                                           | 0| 1| 4| 1| 0| 1| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 7| 9| 1| 0| 3| 1| 9| 9| 0| 9|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|      L     |
                                           | 3| 5| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |
      Atrophy                              |                               2           3  4           3               |      8  3.1|
      Cyst                                 |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                           +                              |   2        |
      Atrophy                              |                                           2                              |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Peripheral Nerve                        |                                           +                              |   1        |
      Atrophy                              |                                           2                              |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spinal Cord                             |                                           +                              |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Edema                                |                2                                   2                    2|      3  2.0|
      Hemorrhage                           | 2                                                                        |      2  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |                2                                                         |      4  2.0|
      Infiltration Cellular, Histiocyte    |                                                                      4   |      2  3.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                    1                     |      2  1.5|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 0| 0| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2|            |
                                           | 0| 1| 4| 1| 0| 1| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 7| 9| 1| 0| 3| 1| 9| 9| 0| 9|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|      L     |
                                           | 3| 5| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |            |
      Thrombosis                           |                                           2                              |      1  2.0|
      Alveolar Epithelium, Hyperplasia     |                                                                      3   |      3  2.3|
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   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Foreign Body                         |    X                                                                     |      2     |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |    2                                                                     |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
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 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cataract                             |                                     2                                    |      1  2.0|
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                     3                       3            |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |                                                                2        2|      2  2.0|
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 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Cyst                                 | 3        3        3     3  3  3                 3     3        3        3|     19  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |    2              2                                                      |      3  2.0|
      Infarct                              |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Inflammation, Suppurative            |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
      Metaplasia, Osseous                  |                   2                                   1                  |      3  1.7|
      Nephropathy                          |          1  1  1  1     1  1  1  1  1  1        1  1  1  2     1  1  1  1|     31  1.1|
      Papilla, Necrosis                    |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
      Renal Tubule, Hyperplasia            |             1                                                            |      3  1.7|
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation           | 3  2  3  2  3  3  3  2  3  2  3  2  2  3  1     3  3  3  3  1  3  2  3  3|     45  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urethra                                 |                                                                          |   1        |
      Angiectasis                          |                                                                          |      1  4.0|
      Inflammation, Suppurative            |                                                                          |      1  3.0|
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  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 08/06/04    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 09:39:19    
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                                           | 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 0| 7| 7| 7| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 5| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 2| 3| 3| 0| 0| 2| 3| 3| 9| 3| 2| 2| 3| 2|            |
                                           | 0| 1| 4| 1| 0| 1| 1| 1| 0| 1| 0| 9| 2| 1| 1| 7| 9| 1| 0| 3| 1| 9| 9| 0| 9|            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      O     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|      L     |
                                           | 3| 5| 7| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|            |
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 URINARY SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Transitional Epithelium, Hyperplasia |                                                                          |      1  2.0|
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  * : 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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