Table 2

Melanomagenesis in UV irradiated HGF/SF-transgenic mice

SourceNo. HGF/SF-transgenicsNo. with melanomaMedian time to first melanoma (days)Total no. of melanomasMean no. melanomas/tumor bearerNo. with metastatic melanoma
UVB filter with xenon arc1810127171.72
Unfiltered F40 sunlamp
 Single dose236169611
 Fractionated doses195174511
Combined F40 sunlamp4211174111.02
Solar simulator29528461.20
Mylar filtered F40 sunlamp201110
UVA filter with xenon arc230000
Nil151110